How to Open and Operate A Financially Successful Small Farm

How to Open and Operate A Financially Successful Small Farm

eBook - 2012
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"This book was written for people just like you - farmers who want their own small farm business. You will learn about the basics of a small farm - what you will need, how your life will change, and what you can expect from the government, your neighbors, and living with plants and livestock. You will learn about how a farmer's lifestyle is different from yours, building a farm plan and evaluating your resources before making decisions. You will also learn how to get help and which good farming principles, followed by the top farmers in the world, to trust. The nature of soil, working with soil, and the essence of crop rotation are all outlined in detail to help you make better decisions with your crops. You will also learn how to use green manure and cover crops to protect your plants and the environment. Dozens of farmers were interviewed and provide their years of expertise and insight for you to make the best decisions for your new farm business. You will also learn about the basics of selling farm products and how to manage a farm, including information you need to hire the perfect employees, maintain machinery, and keep your farm up-to-date with new technology.".
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Atlantic Publishing Group Inc, 2012
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781601387479
Branch Call Number: 630.68 Ho
Description: 1 online resource (288 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)


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