Jayson K. Harper

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education

Research Summary

Work on horticultural crops has included crop insurance, economic evaluation of plum pox virus, high tunnel production systems, alternative apple and peach production systems, irrigation, mechanical harvesters, hydroponic vegetable production, fruit quality.

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Recent Publications

Invasion of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) into the United States: Developing a National Response to an Invasive Species Crisis through Collaborative Research and Outreach Efforts

Ludwick, D., Morrison, W. R., Acebes-Doria, A. L., Agnello, A. M., Bergh, J. C., Buffington, M. L., Hamilton, G. C., Harper, J. K., Hoelmer, K. A., Krawczyk, G., Kuhar, T. P., Pfeiffer, D. G., Nielsen, A. L., Rice, K. B., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Shearer, P. W., Shrewsbury, P. M., Talamas, E. J., Walgenbach, J. F., Wiman, N. G., & 1 othersLeskey, T. C., 2021, In: Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 11, 1, 4.

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Milk price changes in Poland in the context of the common agricultural policy

Borawski, P., Guth, M., Truszkowski, W., Zuze, D., Beldycka-Borawska, A., Mickiewicz, B., Szymanska, E., Harper, J. K. & Dunn, J. W., 2020, In: Agricultural Economics (Czech Republic). 66, 1, p. 19-26 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Changes in grassland and their impact on milk production in Poland in the context of environmental protection

Bórawski, P., Gotkiewicz, W., Bełdycka-Bórawska, A., Szymańska, E. J., Brelik, A., Harper, J. K. & Dunn, J. W., 2020, In: Polish Journal of Environmental Studies. 29, 2, p. 1567-1578 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Factors shaping cow's milk production in the EU

Bórawski, P., Pawlewicz, A., Parzonko, A., Harper, J. K. & Holden, L., 2020, In: Sustainability (Switzerland). 12, 1, 5510.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Programs to promote adoption of conservation tillage: A Serbian case study

Harper, J. K., Roth, G. W., Garalejić, B. & Škrbić, N., Nov 2018, In: Land Use Policy. 78, p. 295-302 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Balancing multiple objectives in organic feed and forage cropping systems

Schipanski, M. E., Barbercheck, M. E., Murrell, E. G., Harper, J., Finney, D. M., Kaye, J. P., Mortensen, D. A. & Smith, R. G., Feb 15 2017, In: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 239, p. 219-227 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Agricultural costs of the Chesapeake Bay total maximum daily load

Kaufman, Z., Abler, D., Shortle, J., Harper, J., Hamlett, J. & Feather, P., Dec 16 2014, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 48, 24, p. 14131-14138 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Impact of Producer Risk Preferences on Selection of Fresh-Market Apple Training Systems

Harper, J. K., Jimenez-Maldonado, A. J., Crassweller, R. M. & Smith, D. E., Jul 2013, In: International Journal of Fruit Science. 13, 3, p. 265-273 9 p.

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Integrating mechanical and reduced chemical weed control in conservation tillage corn

Bates, R. T., Gallagher, R. S., Curran, W. S. & Harper, J. K., Mar 1 2012, In: Agronomy Journal. 104, 2, p. 507-517 11 p.

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Integrating insecticides and Trichogramma ostriniae to control European corn borer in sweet corn: Economic analysis

Gardner, J., Hoffmann, M. P., Pitcher, S. A. & Harper, J. K., Jan 2011, In: Biological Control. 56, 1, p. 9-16 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Reduced-risk pest management programs for eastern U.S. apple and peach orchards: A 4-year regional project

Agnello, A. M., Atanassov, A., Bergh, J. C., Biddinger, D. J., Gut, L. J., Haas, M. J., Harper, J. K., Hogmire, H. W., Hull, L. A., Kime, L. F., Krawczyk, G., McGhee, P. S., Nyrop, J. P., Reissig, W. H., Shearer, P. W., Straub, R. W., Villanueva, R. T. & Walgenbach, J. F., 2009, In: American Entomologist. 55, 3, p. 184-197 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

An excel-based decision aid for evaluating financing alternatives and the Marginal cost of capital

Stokes, J. R. & Harper, J. K., Nov 1 2008, In: Agricultural Finance Review. 68, 2, p. 339-348 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Velvetleaf (abutilon theophrasti) interference and seed production in corn silage and grain

Werner, E. L., Curran, W. S., Harper, J. K., Roth, G. W. & Knievel, D. P., Jul 1 2004, In: Weed Technology. 18, 3, p. 779-783 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Impact of apple rootstock/cultivar on processing market profitability

Harper, J. K., Crassweller, R. M. & Smith, D. E., Apr 1 2002, In: Journal of the American Pomological Society. 56, 2, p. 112-117 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Potential of shorter corn/alfalfa rotations for dairy farms

Roth, G. W., Harper, J. K., Hower, A. A. & Kyper, R. A., 2002, In: Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. 20, 2, p. 41-52 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review