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* 1. Thank you for participating in this survey. The survey is for lavender growers and enthusiasts located in the U.S. only.

What region of the U.S. are you in: Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest or West?

What ‘plant hardiness’ agricultural zone are you in? (for map of U.S. zones please see www.planthardiness.ars.usda.gov) The 'plant hardiness' zone is a very important question for you to answer because it will help us understand more about which lavender and lavandin cultivars are grown in different agricultural areas within regions.

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* 2. How many lavender plants (L. angustifolia) and lavandin plants (L. angustifolia X intermedia) do you intend to grow in 2013, 2014 and 2015?

  0 100 500 1000 1500 2000 3500 5000 7500 10000 15000 20000 more than 20000
L. ang. in 2013
L. ang. in 2014
L. ang. in 2015
L. ang. X intermedia in 2013
L. ang. X intermedia in 2014
L. ang. X intermedia in 2015

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* 3. What are the top five lavender (L. angustifolia) and lavandin (L. angustifolia X intermedia) cultivars you grow in terms of production value? In other words, what 5 are the most useful and valuable in your enterprise? Please list them in the boxes provided below.
For example, the cultivars you select may be the most robust plants, they may produce the highest yield in terms of bud or essential oil, they may produce the color in greatest demand by your customers, they may produce essential oil with fragrance in greatest demand by your customers, etc.

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* 4. Do you grow lavender (L. angustifolia) and/or lavandin (L. angustifolia X intermedia) for:

dry bud;
culinary bud (fresh or dry);
fresh bundles;
dry bundles;
hydrosol;
and/or distillation of essential oil?

Please mark all that apply.

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* 5. What is the focus of your lavender enterprise? In other words, what are the end products of your harvest and/or distillation and how do you market them? Please mark all that apply.

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* 6. Please estimate how many pounds of dry lavender (L. angustifolia) & lavandin (L. angustifolia X intermedia) bud you produce each year for non-culinary use, and how much dry lavender & lavandin bud you produce for culinary use.

  0 1-10 10-20 20-50 50-100 100-500 500-1000 more than 1000#
Weight in pounds of dry lavender (L. angustifolia) bud for non-culinary use.
Weight in pounds of dry culinary lavender (L. angustifolia) bud.
Weight in pounds of dry lavandin (L. angustifolia X intermedia) bud for non-culinary use.
Weight in pounds of dry culinary lavandin (L. angustifolia X intermedia) bud.

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* 7. Thank you for completing the U.S.L.G.A. Annual Lavender Crop Production and Yield Survey for 2013. Please provide your contact information if you would like to participate in future surveys.

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