The Organic Farmer's Business Handbook: A Complete Guide to Managing Finances, Crops, and Staff--and Making a Profit

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Paperback, Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 2009, ISBN13 9781603581424, ISBN10 1603581421
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Paperback, Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 2009, ISBN13 9781603581424, ISBN10 1603581421

Contrary to popular belief, a good living can be made on an organic farm. What's required is farming smarter, not harder.

In The Organic Farmer's Business Handbook, Richard Wiswall shares advice on how to make your vegetable production more efficient, better manage your employees and finances, and turn a profit. From his twenty-seven years of experience at Cate Farm in Vermont, Wiswall knows firsthand the joys of starting and operating an organic farm--as well as the challenges of making a living from one. Farming offers fundamental satisfaction from producing food, working outdoors, being one's own boss, and working intimately with nature. But, unfortunately, many farmers avoid learning about the business end of farming; because of this, they often work harder than they need to, or quit farming altogether because of frustrating--and often avoidable--losses.

In this comprehensive business kit, Wiswall covers:

Step-by-step procedures to make your crop production more efficient

Advice on managing employees, farm operations, and office systems

Novel marketing strategies

What to do with your profits: business spending, investing, and planning for retirement

A companion CD offers valuable business tools, including easy-to-use spreadsheets for projecting cash flow, a payroll calculator, comprehensive crop budgets for forty different crops, and tax planners.

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Number of Pages: 184
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: Wiswall, Richard
Publisher: Chelsea Green Pub Co
Publication Date: October, 2009
ISBN-13: 9781603581424
Digital Video Formats: Paperback
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 8.00 x 10.00 x 0.75 IN
ISBN-10: 1603581421
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