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Of the total land you operate, how many acres are used
      Acres
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Where are the parcels located, by county, and when was your operation established on this parcel?
 
    Parcel Size (in acres) County Year Established or Acquired (example: 2003)
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

How many people do you normally employ?

Do you irrigate any of your turfgrass or crops?      

Now please indicate the level of turfgrass production for your operation in 2011 and 2006, in terms of type of production method:
      Certified acres in 2011 Non-Certified acres in 2011 Certified acres in 2006  Non-Certified acres in 2006 
   
   
   
   

Please indicate the level of turfgrass production for your operation in 2011 and 2006, in terms of variety of turfgrass produced.
      Certified acres in 2011 Non-Certified acres in 2011 Certified acres in 2006  Non-Certified acres in 2006 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

What major crops are grown on your farm?  Please indicate whether you have planted the listed crops in the past 5 years and the number of acres planted in 2011 and 2006
Grown in the past 5 years?Acres planted in 2011Acres Planted in 2006 
YesNoAcresAcres
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Including sales of turfgrass, crops, livestock, poultry and miscellaneous agricultural products (including the landlord’s share) and government agricultural payments over the past 3 years, which category represents the average yearly total gross value of sales from this operation?  

What percentage of sales in Question #9 comes from turfgrass production?  

How do you harvest sod?  Please check all that apply
Harvest Type
 
large rollsmall rollstacked on palletharvested as sprigs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

What percentage of each acre of your turfgrass grown can you typically harvest? (Example: 90%)
      Percent
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

What price do you currently receive for sod?
Price ($)
UnitIf you have a second pricing system, please provide that information 
On-the-farmDelivered(e.g. square yard, large roll, etc)(e.g. square yard, large roll, etc)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Is there a maximum distance that your farm will deliver? 

Do you now or have you ever charged a fuel surcharge for delivery?  

In 2012, my plans for turfgrass are to produce

What factors are most important to you in considering how much turfgrass to produce in a given year?  Please select as many as apply. 

  

What factors limit the growth of your overall farming business?  Please select as many as apply.

Now please tell us a little bit about yourself.

In what year did you begin to operate any part of your farm?   

For how many years have you been producing turfgrass?  

Are you employed off the farm?   

What is your (the farm operator’s) gender?   

What is your race?

Are you Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin?

What is the highest level of formal education you have completed?

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