1. 1972-01-01 320 pages, illustrated
  2. 2015-01-01 Part of the NOFA Guides. Includes information on: Lessons from systems science (including tools) Assessing the whole farm (what are we managing? the people, physical and mental assets, money) Understanding the farm ecosystems (the water and mineral cycles, dynamics of the biological community,...
  3. 1984-01-01 FAO Agricultural Services Bulletin 41 145 pages, illustrated
  4. This text is developed for the first course in Farm Management, typically taken by a junior/senior level student. Designed to introduce students to the key concepts on how to effectively manage a farm business, the second edition provides students with the basic information needed to measure...
  5. The aim of this book is to highlight some of the problems facing farmers in the African savanna and to suggest some possible approaches toward solutions. Farmers in the parts of Africa where population growth is near, or has exceeded, the carrying capacity of the land at present technological...
  6. The goal of this manual is to give the reader skills in designing, testing, and evaluating livestock technologies that can be used by small farm owners.
  7. Now is a time of exciting new developments for live animal power. As the numbers of adherents to this way of life grow, ecologically minded farmers in their fields are developing efficient horse-drawn systems, and equipment manufacturers in small shops all across North America and Europe are...
  8. Making value chains more inclusive enables smallholder farmers to access markets that have previously been denied to them. To achieve this requires, among others, the right environment for growth, both domestically and for international trade, improved information flows, including through the use...
  9. 2013-07-20 This article will share ideas of how to put your written farm plan to work. It will start with a brief outline of some basic project management principles. Next, it will cover a simple system used by the author to implement his farm plan. Finally, it will describe the process of ongoing planning...
  10. The first common trait of good managers is that they have a system to organize their work. Systems range from very informal, such as a note pad with “to do” lists, to complex computer programs synchronized to a smartphone. The important feature of any such system is that it gives the manager a...