Farmers Bulletin

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Languange : en
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Total Read : 15
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Peach Growing For Market

Author by : United States. Department of Agriculture
Languange : en
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Total Read : 85
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Peach Growing For Market

Author by : Erwin Frink Smith
Languange : en
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Total Read : 50
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Storey S Guide To Growing Organic Vegetables Herbs For Market

Author by : Keith Stewart
Languange : en
Publisher by : Storey Publishing
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Total Read : 32
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Description : Keith Stewart covers everything you need to know to successfully grow and market your own organic vegetables and herbs. Offering expert tips on choosing a growing site, soil fertility, companion planting, irrigation, organic farming techniques, dealing with pests, and harvesting, Stewart also helps you design a business plan, manage employees, and find niche markets for your produce.


The Flower Farmer

Author by : Lynn Byczynski
Languange : en
Publisher by : Chelsea Green Publishing
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Total Read : 13
Total Download : 864
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Description : The domestic cut flower business has experienced a renaissance in the past decade, thanks in large part to the first edition of The Flower Farmer: An Organic Grower’s Guide to Raising and Selling Cut Flowers, which helped thousands of small growers start successful businesses. This newly expanded and thoroughly revised edition will be equally as influential for novices and experienced growers alike. With the cut flower business growing at record rates, demand is at all time highs, challenging growers to take advantage of new techniques to prolong the harvest. New sections on utilizing greenhouses, recommendations for flower cultivars, and post harvest handling growers throughout all of North America will help improve their bottom line. Also updated is the acclaimed resource directory, complete with sources of seeds, plants and supplies, and expert information on organic production under the National Organic Program. For the beginner and backyard gardener, there is an extensive section on the basics—variety selection, soil preparation, planting, cultivation, harvest, and floral design. For the commercial grower, The Flower Farmer includes information about larger-scale production, plus advice about selling to florists, wholesalers, supermarkets, brides, at farmers markets, and more. Also includes revised profiles of successful growers offering behind-the-scenes insight into the operation of some of the cutting edge flower farmers in the country. Because of the extensive revisions and enhanced content, this new edition of The Flower Farmer is essential reading for those already in the flower business, as well as those who dream of growing flowers for enjoyment or profit.


Market Farming Success

Author by : Lynn Byczynski
Languange : en
Publisher by : Chelsea Green Publishing
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Total Read : 18
Total Download : 674
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Description : Market Farming Success is an indispensable guide to market gardening and farming for those in the business of growing and selling food, flowers, herbs, or plants. Condensing decades of growing experience from every part of the United States and Canada, Lynn Byczynski - editor and publisher of Growing for Market - identifies crucial areas that usually trip up beginners and shows growers how to avoid common obstacles. This book differentiates between market gardens, market farms, and vegetable farms, offering a concise and useful overview of how to find land, select and grow crops, acquire appropriate equipment, and market your produce, as well as tackle recordkeeping, insurance, and other fundamental business topics.--COVER.


Sustainable Market Farming

Author by : Pam Dawling
Languange : en
Publisher by : New Society Publishers
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Total Read : 30
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Description : A comprehensive manual for small-scale farmers raising organic crops sustainably on a few acres in every climate zone.


The Profitable Culture Of Vegetables

Author by : Thomas Smith
Languange : en
Publisher by : Applewood Books
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Total Read : 14
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Description : ""The aim of this 1913 work by Thomas Smith is to supply the small-scale grower with all the information needed to maintain a productive vegetable business, from preparing the soil to marketing the vegetables.""


Farmer Direct Marketing Bibliography

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Languange : en
Publisher by : DIANE Publishing
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Total Read : 99
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Compact Farms

Author by : Josh Volk
Languange : en
Publisher by : Storey Publishing
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Total Read : 26
Total Download : 985
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Description : Small is beautiful, and these 15 real farm plans show that small-scale farmers can have big-time success. Compact Farms is an illustrated guide for anyone dreaming of starting, expanding, or perfecting a profitable farming enterprise on five acres or less. The farm plans explain how to harness an area’s water supply, orientation, and geography in order to maximize efficiency and productivity while minimizing effort. Profiles of well-known farmers such as Eliot Coleman and Jean-Martin Fortier show that farming on a small scale in any region, in both urban and rural settings, can provide enough income to turn the endeavor from hobby to career. These real-life plans and down-and-dirty advice will equip you with everything you need to actually realize your farm dreams.