Start Your Farm, the first comprehensive business guide of its kind, covers these essential questions and more: Why be a farmer in the 21st century? Do you have what it takes?
Author: Forrest Pritchard
Publisher: The Experiment
Category: Business & Economics
A totally modern, all-purpose handbook for today’s agricultural dreamers—covering the challenges and triumphs of launching any successful farm—from two leading lights in sustainable farming Do you dream of starting your own farm but wonder where to begin? Or do you already have a farm but wish to become more sustainable to compete in today's market? Start Your Farm, the first comprehensive business guide of its kind, covers these essential questions and more: Why be a farmer in the 21st century? Do you have what it takes? What does sustainable really mean, and how can a small (as little as one acre) to midsize farm survive alongside commodity-scale agriculture? How do you access education, land, and other needs with limited capital? How can you reap an actual profit, including a return on land investment? How do you build connections with employees, colleagues, and customers? At the end of the day, how do you measure success? (Hint: Cash your lifestyle paycheck.) More than a practical guide, Start Your Farm is a hopeful call to action for anyone who aspires to grow wholesome, environmentally sustainable food for a living. Take it from Forrest Pritchard and Ellen Polishuk: Making this dream a reality is not for the faint of heart, but it's well within reach—and there's no greater satisfaction under the sun!
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Author: Tharran E. Gaines
How to Restore Your Farm Tractor includes all the details readers need to do a first-class job: hundreds of full-colour photos, expert tips and techniques, and money-saving advice from restorers who know what works-and what doesn't.
In this business-savvy guide to farming on a small scale, Sarah Aubrey covers everything from financial plans and advertising budgets to web design and food service wholesalers.
Author: Sarah Beth Aubrey
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Category: Business & Economics
Running your own small farm is demanding enough, but making it profitable presents a host of further challenges. In this business-savvy guide to farming on a small scale, Sarah Aubrey covers everything from financial plans and advertising budgets to web design and food service wholesalers. Learn how to isolate your target audience and craft artisanal products that will delight and amaze customers. With a solid business strategy in place, you can confidently turn your passion into a productive and profitable venture.
This book was written with the intent of providing anyone who has ever wanted to start their own small scale farm the necessary resources and information needed to start raising small animals and cattle.
Author: Melissa Nelson
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
Starting a small scale farm is the dream of Americans young and old, from those who watched the majesty of the great western farm in films during their youth to those who spent their childhood actually working on a farm. However, for many of these individuals it is a matter of logistics and cost that keeps them from realizing their dreams. Raising beef cattle, ducks, rabbits, and any other small animals such as sheep, goats, or chickens takes not only a decent amount of money to get started, but know how that doesn't come in textbooks while in school. This book was written with the intent of providing anyone who has ever wanted to start their own small scale farm the necessary resources and information needed to start raising small animals and cattle. You will learn everything you need to know to raise a wide variety of small animals. You will learn how to care for chickens, from choosing the right breed to raising them for egg production. You will learn how to handle geese and ducks, choosing the correct breeds, feeding, housing, breeding, and selecting the right ones for egg production. You will also learn about egg incubation, maintaining poultry health, and how raise them for meat. Other animals you will learn how to care for include rabbits, goats, sheep, dairy cows, and beef cattle. Small farmers and animal experts have been interviewed in detail and their responses added to this book to provide additional insight into every aspect of raising farm animals. This includes details about how to purchase, house, feed, breed, record, and butcher animals of all types as well as how to gather milk, use goats and cows for maintaining your fields, and even keeping records of births and selling babies. Everything you might need to know about raising small animals for your farm is included in this guide to provide you the first steps to raising domesticated poultry and livestock. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
In part 2 of this book, you’re going to learn: The 10 start-up guidelines How to confidently identify the different breeds of honey bees How to successfully put together your very own hive 17 supplies every beekeeper must have How to ...
Author: Dion Rosser
If you're looking for a way to become self-sufficient in terms of your food supply, then keep reading... Two manuscripts in one book: Mini Farming for Beginners: The Ultimate Guide to Remaking Your Backyard into a Mini Farm and Creating a Self-Sustaining Organic Garden Backyard Beekeeping: What You Need to Know About Raising Bees and Creating a Profitable Honey Business Establishing a mini-farm in your backyard is an immensely beneficial and lucrative initiative. It will help you to become self-sufficient in terms of your food supply and also allow you to live a much more sustainable life. Regardless of how large or small your yard is, you can build a farm on it. The important thing is to plan well and efficiently execute your farm plans. In part 1 of this book, you will learn: How to get started with backyard farming The basics of growing an organic garden in your own yard Creating a layout and designing structures for the farm Everything you need to know about how to raise bees, livestock, and chickens How to protect your garden from pests and diseases How to extend the growing season for your plants How to harvest and preserve your produce Tips and tricks on how to maintain your farm throughout the different seasons In addition to the mini-farm, you can raise bees and create a profitable honey business! In part 2 of this book, you're going to learn: The 10 start-up guidelines How to confidently identify the different breeds of honey bees How to successfully put together your very own hive 17 supplies every beekeeper must have How to create the most beautiful bee-friendly garden The best ways to tackle pests and diseases that most amateurs ignore The best plants to give your bees all the sweet nectar they need to thrive and more The role every bee plays in providing the best honey-and how to keep them producing honey for years to come An unbelievably easy way to understand bee behavior so you can give the buzzers what they need The proper way to harvest your honey and beeswax, so there's no waste, and it's all high-quality product How to market your epic, delicious honey, and get back your investment Where to find hot buyers that are ready and eager to buy your product Now is your chance to learn how to grow an organic mini farm and raise bees right in your own backyard. If you would like to acquire all this useful information to help you start your backyard farm, then scroll up and click the "add to cart" button.
Author: The Gardeners of Seattle TilthPublish On: 2011-02-23
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will be like, it's time to make your plan. This section will help you assess your site
Author: The Gardeners of Seattle Tilth
Publisher: Hachette UK
The most complete book on urban farming, covering everything from growing organic produce and raising chickens, to running a small farm on a city lot or in a suburban backyard. Eating locally and growing one's own food is a rapidly evolving movement in urban settings - Hantz Farms in Detroit has transformed 70 acres of abandoned properties into energy-efficient gardens, and Eagle Street Rooftop Farm, a 6,000-foot vegetable farm in Brooklyn, New York, yields 30 different kinds of produce, while private square-foot farms are cropping up in cities all over the country. Created by Lisa Taylor and the gardeners of Seattle Tilth, Your Farm in the City covers all of the essential information specific to gardening and farming in a city or town. Clear, easy-to-follow instructions guide and inspire even the most inexperienced urbanite in how to grow and harvest all types of produce, flowers, herbs, and trees, as well as how to raise livestock like chickens, ducks, rabbits, goats, and honeybees. Important information particular to gardening in a city or town is included, such as planning and maximizing limited space, building healthy soil, managing irrigation, understanding zoning laws, outwitting urban pests, and being a considerate farming neighbor. With 100 two-color instructional illustrations throughout and dozens of vital resources, Your Farm in the City is the most practical, comprehensive, and easy-to-follow guide to the burgeoning trend of urban farming.
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This book will show any potential farmer how to start raising livestock and marketing it to the organic, natural lifestyle community that so fervently seeks out these products.
Author: Terri Paajanen
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
Category: Technology & Engineering
Small-scale, organic farming has grown greatly in popularity during the last two decades, with a greater turn in public awareness toward locally grown, organic, grass-fed products that have not been modified or chemically altered and that are from animals that were treated humanely. For that reason, those looking to start a small-scale, organic farm and raise livestock have a greater chance than ever before to take advantage of the new market for organic goods. This book will show any potential farmer how to start raising livestock and marketing it to the organic, natural lifestyle community that so fervently seeks out these products. You will learn how to start the basic outline for your new small farm, including which livestock to raise, how to build their pens and habitat, and what you will be feeding them to maintain a healthy, organic farm. Read about the basics of animal husbandry, from genetics and breeding to feeding, building locations, and proper health and reproduction care. You will discover how to find yourself the right niche for selling your products and what legalities you must see to, as well as get valuable information about the butchering and processing phase of raising animals for food. Hundreds of hours of in-depth interviews have been conducted for this book with top experts in farm management to provide you with details about farm planning, financial planning, and proper livestock planning. A complete appendix will detail the various breeds and needs of cattle, chickens, goats, horses, pigs, and sheep to help you select the right livestock for your farm. In addition, you will learn the basic composition of most feeds, different grasses and legumes you can use, and find a plethora of outside resources to utilize. For anyone with dreams of a small farm and raising livestock in the future, this is a book for you. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
This book aims to show you how you can turn an uncultivated yet perfectly healthy land in your vicinity into a fully-functioning and thriving independent farm, built to suit your needs.
Author: Marlene Head
Publisher: Independently Published
Setting up own mini farm is a process that may take up time and effort, but reaps huge rewards in the long run. By using a small patch of land and determining what produce you'd like to find in your backyard, you can start your own little green patch of health and nutrition. This book aims to show you how you can turn an uncultivated yet perfectly healthy land in your vicinity into a fully-functioning and thriving independent farm, built to suit your needs.
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Author: Ellen Helps
Sections of this guide to Ontario farming cover the following subjects: buying a rural property; farm business management, including record systems, managing labour & risk, budgeting, farm credit, renting/leasing, and types of business structures; taxation; farm product marketing; crop production from seed selection to weed control; types of products to consider, including forages, grain & oilseed crops, horticultural crops, and livestock enterprises; and alternative farming enterprises. Includes glossary.
After all, the farm population is dwindling. It takes too much capital to start. The pay is too low. The working conditions are dusty, smelly and noisy: not the place to raise a family. This is all true, and more, for most farmers.
Author: New South Wales. Parliament. Legislative CouncilPublish On: 1893
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Author: Andrei Besedin
Publisher: Andrei Besedin via PublishDrive
Category: Business & Economics
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And so much more! This book is for people with an interest in growing superfoods with little to no experience in urban farming. The important thing is to have a passion for healthy food and interest in the future of food!
Author: Millie Marguerite
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