2 edition of Farming for Profit and Stewardship found in the catalog.
Farming for Profit and Stewardship
Tri-State Symposium: Farming for Profit and Stewardship, Sustainable Agriculture in the Pacific Northwest (1989 Post Falls, Idaho)
by Dept. of Agronomy and Soils, Washington State University in Pullman, Wash
Written in English
|Statement||David Granatstein and Elizabeth Kirby, editors ; produced by Beth Richman.|
|Contributions||Granatstein, David., Kirby, Elizabeth., Richman, Beth.|
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Fantastic book. Great advice; in fact, a lot of it is probably not what you were expecting to hear. One of the most interesting pieces of advice, which he repeats a number of time in the book, is that if you want to start farming, don't start by farming/5.
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I am able to document and track all of our equipment for transparent accountability. 1 Generosity = More than Money (Giving Is for EVERYONE). Most of the traditional stewardship resources seem to focus primarily on finances.
While having your finances in order is certainly important, often, the discouraging conclusion is. Farming can be slow to grow as a business, so when you start a farm, you should include at least one high-profit venture. Such a venture in profitable farming should fit with your overall plan—a vegetable for vegetable farms, for example, or an animal for livestock farms—and it should pay for its initial investment within a few weeks or months.
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As a kid growing up, one of the most important lessons I learned alongside the value of hard work was the concept of stewardship. I didn't know the word at the time, but I definitely knew my.UCSC Farm, the non-profit group Life Lab hosts pre-K–12 science, nutrition, and environmental education programs, and the “Food, What?!” youth empow-erment program.
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Losses are either beyond your control or normal in the startup phase of farming. You made a profit from similar activities in the past.
You expect to make a profit in the future from the appreciation of assets used in farming.