Safley, Charles, PhD

Safley, Charles, PhD
Emeritus Professor
Agricultural and Resource Economics

Email: charles_safley@ncsu.edu
Phone: (919) 515-4538
Fax: (919) 515-1824
Office Address: 4221D Nelson Hall

Degree From: Oklahoma State University (1980)
Curriculum Vitae

New – Field Grown Trees

  • Estimated Annual Production Costs for a 20-acre Red Maple Planting by Month and Type of Operation – Excel
  • Estimated Annual Production Costs for a 20-acre Nellie R. Stephens by Month and Type of Operation – Excel
  • Estimated Annual Production Costs for a 20-acre Crapemyrtle by Month and Type of Operation – Excel

New – Commercial Blackberry Budget

New – Estimated Establishment Costs for a Commercial Grape Vineyard

New – Muscadine Grape Budgets

  • Estimated Production Costs, Gross Revenues, and Returns per Acre for Muscadines Grapes Grown for the Wine and Juice Markets Single Wire Trellis System with No Irrigation – Excel
  • Estimated Production Costs per Acre for Muscadine Grapes Grown for the Wine and Juice Markets, Geneva Double Curtain Trellis System with Drip Irrigation Fourth through Twentieth Years (yield = 10.0 tons per acre) – Excel
  • Estimated Production Costs per Acre for Muscadine Grapes Grown for the Wine and Juice Markets, Geneva Double Curtain Trellis System without Irrigation Second Year: First Harvest (yield = 1.0 ton per acre) – Excel
  • Estimated Production Costs, Gross Revenues, and Returns per Acre for Muscadines Grapes Grown for the Wine and Juice Markets Single Wire Trellis System with Drip Irrigation – Excel

New – Strawberry Budget 2008 – Costs and Returns of Producing, Harvesting and Marketing Strawberries in North Carolina

New – Cost of Producing, Harvesting, and Marketing Primocane-Fruiting Raspberries in North Carolina Estimated Costs for a Five Acre Commercial Operation

Publications

Safley, Charles D. and Michael K. Wohlgenant, “Factors that Influence Consumers Selection of Garden Centers”, Journal of Agribusiness, Volume 13, Number 1, Spring 1995.

Safley, Charles D. and Michael K. Wohlgenant, Factors Influencing Purchases of Nursery Products in North Carolina, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, ARE Report No. 8, April 1994.

Safley, C. D. and T. E. Bilderback, “Reaching Out to an Industry: The North Carolina Experience with its Nursery Industry”, HortTechnology, Vol. 4, No. 2, April-June 1994.

Safley, C. D. and L. M. Safley, Jr., “Economic Analysis of Commercial Poultry Litter Compost Systems”, Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 27-33, May 1993.

Business Plan Outline

Online Publications/Presentations/Materials