Agricultural Alternatives

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.

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Producción de Tomates
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Producción de Tomates

Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Los tomates se prestan bien a las operaciones agrícolas de pequeña escala y de tiempo parcial. More
Producción de Cebolla
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Producción de Cebolla

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime

Las cebollas secas (curadas) es un cultivo que se presta bien a las operaciones agrícolas de pequeña escala y de tiempo parcial. More
Producción de Ajo
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Producción de Ajo

Thomas Ford, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

El ajo es un cultivo que se adapta bien a una pequeña superficie o como parte de un negocio más grande de mercadeo directo que está en la búsqueda de diversificar su mezcla de cultivos. More
Presupuestos para Tomar Decisiones Agrícolas
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Los administradores de granjas deben tomar decisiones todos los días. Algunas decisiones tienen consecuencias vitales para el negocio de la granja, mientras que otros no son tan cruciales. More
Onions
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Onion Production

Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Dry onions are a crop that lends itself well to small-scale and part-time farming operations. More
Lamb
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Off-Season and Accelerated Lamb Production

Lynn Kime, Melanie Barkley, David Hartman, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Sheep are ideally suited to small-scale and part-time farming operations in Pennsylvania due to their adaptability and nutritional versatility. More
Boer Goat
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Meat Goat Production

Melanie Barkley, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Demand for goat meat, milk, cheese, and hide has steadily increased in the United States along with the proliferation of ethnic and specialty markets. More
Maple Syrup Production
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Maple Syrup Production

Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

The production of maple syrup requires access to suitable woodland and many hours of labor within a short season. More
Managing Small Woodlots
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Woodlot owners can improve your woods for the future or cause damage from which it might not recover for generations. More
Agricultural Equipment
Managing Machinery and Equipment - Articles Articles
Efficient machinery management means having the right size and type of equipment available to do the job at the right time for the least cost. More
Introduction to Aquaculture
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Introduction to Aquaculture

Thomas Ford, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

The type of aquaculture operation that you begin will be influenced by your financial and labor resources as well as available markets. More
Inicio o Diversificación de un Negocio Agrícola
Inicio o Diversificación de un Negocio Agrícola - Articles Articles
Debido a la diversidad de las condiciones de producción y las oportunidades de mercadeo, el estado de Pensilvania se presta fácilmente para la producción agrícola de pequeña escala. More
Fruit and Vegetable Marketing for Small-Scale and Part-Time Growers
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Marketing is important to all farm enterprises, regardless of size. More
Entendiendo la Responsabilidad Civil Agrícola
Entendiendo la Responsabilidad Civil Agrícola - Articles Articles
Como propietario de un negocio agrícola o de alguien que arrienda las tierras para su disposición agrícola, usted se enfrenta a problemas de responsabilidad civil. More
Elk
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Elk Production

Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime

Commercial elk farming has seen steady growth because of increasing demand for deer products and minimal acreage requirements for production. More