The goal of the Agricultural Alternatives series is to help you evaluate all aspects of a given enterprise before you commit your time and money. Whether you are a full-time farmer looking to diversify or a part-time farmer looking to generate additional income from your property, there are many important issues to consider when selecting a new enterprise.
By Gregory P Martin, Ph.D., PAS, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Paul Patterson, Miguel Antonio Saviroff, MS
La producción de huevos en pequeña escala es una de las empresas agrícolas de animales más antiguas registrada en la historia.
By Paul Patterson, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.
Egg production on a small scale is one of the oldest animal farming enterprises in recorded history. A small investment may yield several years of income.
By Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime, James Dunn, Ph.D.
Marketing is important to all farm enterprises, regardless of size.
By Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., John Berry, Lynn Kime
Retailing directly to consumers can be a viable alternative marketing strategy and means of increasing profits for many small-scale agricultural ventures.
By Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime
Cooperatives are an ancient concept where a group works together to meet common needs. This informal arrangement evolved over time into a business organization.
By Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime, Miguel Antonio Saviroff, MS, James Dunn, Ph.D.
El mercadeo es importante para todas las empresas agrícolas, sin tomar en cuenta su tamaño.