Getting Started in Farming: Part-Time or Small Farms

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CoverNorth Central Regional Publication

What type of site is suited to farming? What are the advantages and disadvantages of farming part-time? How efficient can a small farmer be? This publication discusses all these important questions. It also looks at specific livestock and crop enterprises and the management decisions they require.

This publication was published in the early 1970s. It is one of a series about beginning farming.


  • Alternative
  • Farming
  • Family farming
  • Specialty farming
  • Homesteading


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