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Year one decision making- starting a farm with only one implement

publication date: Feb 1, 2017
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I started my farm in May of 2016 with a carefully laid plan and a meticulously crafted budget. The budget allowed for my partner and I to buy one piece of motorized equipment, one implement, a limited amount of organic matter, and a still-to-be-designed irrigation system. The plan called for produce sales six months after landing on our piece of property. We had to make scores of weighty decisions in a short time, but we believe we’ve made the right ones. Read on: this article spills some of the trials we’ve gone through and successes we’ve had in the first six months of our farm.



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