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Title:
Making your small farm profitable
Author:
Macher, Ron.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Pownal, Vt. : Storey Books, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xiv, 273 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781580171618
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Turn your farm into a cash cow! Ron Macher offers a host of simple strategies for increasing your farm earnings, from purchasing durable equipment to growing economically viable crops. A seasoned expert in farm efficiency, Macher shows you how to locate a lucrative niche market for your products, optimize sales, and minimize costs. Whether you're buying a new farm or jump-starting an old one, Macher's savvy tips will help you turn your enterprise into a profitable business.


Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
I Getting Started
1 Deciding to Farm
2 Starting a Farm
II Farming
3 Some Principles of Good Farming
4 A Living, Healthy Soil
5 Weatherproofing Your Farm
III Planning and Marketing
6 Your Goals and Farm Planning
7 Marketing
8 Selecting Your Enterprise
IV Management
9 Machinery
10 Farm Management
11 Where We Are Going
Appendix A Metric Conversions
Appendix B Resource Lists
Index

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