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Filled with marketing and business management basics and diverse examples that entertain and enlighten. Case studies show how successful metrofarmers possess the vision and persistence to prosper. Bob Hoftetter, New Farm Magazine There is a tremendous amount of useful information in MetroFarm. Would we buy MetroFarm if we were to farm in or near a city? Yes, we would! Greg and Pat Williams, Hortideas Magazine I rate this book very high all the information is easy to understand and it reads really fast. You will get your money's worth out of MetroFarm: Maureen Rodgers, Herbal Connection; BIG BOOK! MetroFarm describes the agronomic, economic, and managerial concepts required to generate substantial profits from agricultural locales near metro areas. Howard W. "Bid" Kerr, Director Office for Small Scale Agriculture, USDA Olson's metrofarms enjoy competitive advantages which allow them to produce more crops per unit, of higher quality and at less cost than can large-scale farms. Dr. John Wysong, Agriculture Resource Economics, University of Maryland What a book! Its obvious MetroFarm was not written by someone sitting in an ivory tower, it comes from the trenches, from the school of hard knocks. A superb job! Paul Otten, Northland Berry News After listening to his Food Chain Radio show, I had to read Michael's book. MetroFarm is full of information! The business information alone is more informative and helpful than most books that specialize in business. Get this book! you will not be disappointed. S.M. Smith, engineer, Shanghai China MetroFarm tells how to convert an opportunity into a real going concern. Each process is laid out with impressive thoroughness, every chapter organized around the logic of practicality. For every task or problem needing solution, Olson offers a progression of steps arranged in the correct sequence so that the desired goal is achieved. Charles Walters, Acres USA

Publication Details

  • Published: 1994
  • Publisher: TS Books
  • ISBN-10: 0963787608
  • ISBN-13: 9780963787608
  • Dewey Decimal: 630.68
  • ECHO Library: 630.68 OLS