The Lean Farm

The Lean Farm

How to Minimize Waste, Increase Efficiency, and Maximize Value and Profits With Less Work

Book - 2015
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Lean principles were originally developed by the Japanese automotive industry, but Hartman has applied them to farming. As a result, he's been able to drastically cut waste, increase profit, and make his family farm more environmentally and economically sustainable. With ample examples from his one-acre farm in Indiana, Hartman illustrates how to incorporate lean practices, on farms of any size or scale, at each step of the production chain, from starting a farming operation and harvesting crops to training employees and selling goods. Hartman's approach of working smarter, not harder, aims to prevent the kind of burnout that start-up farmers often encounter and enable a new generation of young people to choose farming as a viable career path.
Publisher: White River Junction, Vermont : Chelsea Green Publishing, 2015
ISBN: 9781603585927
1603585923
9781603585934
1603585931
Branch Call Number: 628.746 Ha
Description: xii, 240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Gerigscott, Emma

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