Successful Small-Scale Farming

Successful Small-Scale Farming

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This book introduces anyone owning (or planning to own) a small farm to both the harsh realities and real potential involved in making a full or part time living on the land. Karl Schwenke's clear-eyed approach to the best farming methods covers a wide range of proven techniques and practical advice, including:

-How to improve, conserve, and enrich your soil organically, to ensure the highest (and healthiest) yields.

-What machinery you'll need and how to use it.

-The best "cash crops" and specialty crops to grow for profit and how to raise them.

-How to use innovative strategies to find or create a market "niche" for your farm's crops or services

-A concise overview of essential farmstead skills, such as haying, fencing, and managing a woodlot. Numerous charts and tables that put useful calculations at your fingertips.