Acres USA

Crop Planning for Organic Vegetable Growers

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ISBN: 9780980898712
Publisher: Acres USA
Publication Date: 2010-01
Number of pages: 136
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This book is a must read for vegetable growers of all scales - organic or not. It's not easy to make a living growing and selling vegetables. This book gives you a field-tested eleven-step planning approach that will take some of the chaos out of your business and help you move towards profitability. In steps one and two, you'll learn how to set realistic financial goals and figure out how to meet them through your marketing outlets. In steps three to eight, you will learn how to develop an actual crop plan. In step nine, you'll learn how to implement your crop plan and record what actually happens in the field. In steps ten and eleven, you will analyze how your crop plan fared and start planning for next year. The book is interspersed with real world examples of vegetable operations across Canada which showcase the importance of crop planning. It also contains a wealth of information in the form of vegetable reference charts, which can be modified for use in your own crop planning.

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