2. Agronomy

Creating pro-forma budgets will assist your decisions as to which crops you produce and creating actual budgets after harvest will help analyze where changes are needed.

Agronomic crops in Pennsylvania have several uses including dairy and livestock feed and for sale.

Grain crops may be fed or sold although most forage crops are stored and used on farm for feed.

Weeds are considered pests as they can compete with the crop for soil moisture and nutrients.

Your soils and soil structure may determine the crops you can produce.

How you market your crops may determine if you are profitable or seeking outside funding to continue in business.