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ISBN: 9781603581424
Year Added to Catalog: 2009
Book Format: Paperback with CD-ROM
Book Art: Photos, charts, & graphs
Dimensions: 8 x 10
Number of Pages: 200
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Release Date: September 30, 2009
Web Product ID: 473

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The Organic Farmer's Business Handbook

A Complete Guide to Managing Finances, Crops, and Staff—and Making a Profit

by Richard Wiswall

Upcoming Author Events

    PLAINFIELD, VT
    August 25, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Richard Wiswall at Goddard College
    Goddard College, Plainfield VT

    Richard Wiswall will present a workshop at Goddard College on August 25.

    BURLINGTON, VT
    September 17, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Richard Wiswall at University of Vermont
    University of Vermont, Burlington VT 05401

    HILLSBOROUGH, NJ
    November 8, 2014, 9:00 am

    Richard Wiswall at NOFA NJ
    Duke Farms Coach Barn Duke Parkway East 80 US Highway 206, Hillsborough NJ 08844

    Richard Wiswall, author of The Organic FarmerÂ’s Business Handbook, will be giving this full day, intensive Business of Farming workshop. Richard will teach a full day of workshops with special tips discussed specifically for beginning farmers, however, seasoned farmers will have lots to learn as well.

    GREENVILLE, SC
    November 10, 2014, 1:00 pm

    Richard Wiswall at Carolina Farm Stewards Association Annual Conference
    CFSA Conference, Greenville SC

    $45 Members, $60 Non-Members Presenter: Richard Wiswall, owner operator of Cate Farm and author of The Organic Farmer’s Business Handbook- A Complete guide to Managing Finances, Crops, and Staff- and Making a Profit Find out your farm’s profit centers – which parts of your farm make the most money and which may actually lose money. Learn about efficient farm planning and analysis, how to determine your costs of production for various farm enterprises, and how to figure the cost/benefit analysis and payback period when purchasing tools and machinery. Set aside the afternoon to finally work on these and other important farm business concerns. The workshop will address: 1) Planning for Profit: a step-by-step guide to increase your net profit; 2) Making a Profit on YOUR farm: what is making money and what isn’t; 3) Your marketing strategies and 4) Quick business fixes.

    POCANTICO HILLS, NY
    December 5, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Richard Wiswall at Young Farmers Conference
    Stone Barns Center , Pocantico Hills NY

    More details to come...

    PROVIDENCE, RI
    December 6, 2014, 12:00 pm

    Richard Wiswall at Young Farmers Network
    Young Farmers Network, Providence RI


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Richard Wiswall's Upcoming Events

  • Richard Wiswall at Goddard College
    Goddard College, Plainfield VT
    August 25, 2014, 12:00 pm
  • Richard Wiswall at University of Vermont
    University of Vermont, Burlington VT 05401
    September 17, 2014, 12:00 pm
  • Richard Wiswall at NOFA NJ
    Duke Farms Coach Barn Duke Parkway East 80 US Highway 206, Hillsborough NJ 08844
    November 8, 2014, 9:00 am
  • Richard Wiswall at Carolina Farm Stewards Association Annual Conference
    CFSA Conference, Greenville SC
    November 10, 2014, 1:00 pm
  • Richard Wiswall at Young Farmers Conference
    Stone Barns Center , Pocantico Hills NY
    December 5, 2014, 12:00 pm

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