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Equipment required for 16 acres of veggies

publication date: Feb 1, 2011
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TruckIn the last issue I surveyed a number of farmers I know and asked them what pieces of equipment were important to their farms’ growth up to and past 10 acres.  I’m always curious to see what equipment a farm has — and what they actually use — when I visit.  Even with different mixes of equipment, farms seem to develop systems that fit what they have and build around key pieces.  I thought it would be interesting to profile a few farms, looking specifically at the mix of equipment they are using in their production systems.

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