How to Open & Operate A Financially Successful Small Farm
With Companion CD-ROMBook - 2014
This book was written for 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.
Publisher: Ocala, Fla. : Atlantic Pub. Group, c2014
Characteristics: 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Alternative Title: How to open and operate a financially successful small farm