Weed management and farm profitability

An additional factor motivating the development of ecologically based weed management strategies is the need to increase farm profitability. In both industrialized and developing countries, the economic viability of many farmers has been challenged as input costs rise faster than the market values of the crops they produce. Weed management strategies that make better use of ecological processes may improve profitability by reducing production costs and helping farmers produce crops and livestock that are worth more in the marketplace.

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