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Budgeting for Agricultural Decision Making
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Budgeting for Agricultural Decision Making

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

The various types of budgets are used for different purposes and this publication provides information covering the most commonly used budgets in agriculture. More
Conducting a SWOT Analysis
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A SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) is a process that can help get insights into your business. More
Asparagus
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Asparagus Production

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

Asparagus is a perennial crop that lends itself well to small-scale and part-time farming operations. More
Beekeeping - Honey Bees
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Beekeeping - Honey Bees

Maryann Frazier, Tom Butzler, Lynn Kime, Timothy Kelsey, Ph.D., Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Honey bees can be managed to produce many products, but they are even more valued for the major role they play in pollination of agricultural crops. More
Organic Producer Video
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Organic Producer Video

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

Interview with an organic vegetable producer covering marketing and production. More
Asparagus Grower Interview
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Asparagus Grower Interview

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

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Asparagus producer video explaining the benefits and drawbacks of asparagus production. More
Business Planning
Business Planning - Videos Videos
Producer describing the benefits of business planning. More
Beef Feeding Operation
Beef Feeding Operation - Videos Videos

Beef Feeding Operation

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

Producer video describing the benefits, challenges, and marketing opportunities of a beef feeding operation. More
Changing the Organization
Changing the Organization - Articles Articles
As a manager, you can’t expect your organization to change unless individual employees accept the changes. More
Operations Research Tools (Stage 1: Analyzing Constraints)
Operations Research Tools (Stage 1: Analyzing Constraints) - Articles Articles
Your company should analyze its constraints against implementing a strategy of expanding customer base, and move resources to allow your company to better meet the re-prioritized goal. More
Basic Beef Production Guidelines
Basic Beef Production Guidelines - Articles Articles
Raising beef cattle can be a profitable enterprise. However, there are several management skills that each beef producer should have to be successful. More
Community Supported Agriculture: Part I: Getting Started
Community Supported Agriculture: Part I: Getting Started - Articles Articles
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a concept designed to encourage relationships between consumers and growers, and for consumers to become more knowledgeable about the way their food is grown. More
Elements of an Employment Contract
Elements of an Employment Contract - Articles Articles
The decision to employ someone requires an understanding of the relationship between the parties. More
Flower Production
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Cut Flower Production

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

The specialty cut-flower business may fit well into a small-scale and part-time farming operation. More
What You Should Know About Buying Livestock
What You Should Know About Buying Livestock - Articles Articles
What a bargain! The price looks great, but are you really getting a bargain? More