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Planning for Profit in Sustainable Farming

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By Jeff Schahczenski

Published: November 2011

Updated: November 2011



20 pages


While the basic concept of profit is very simple, assuring profitability in a sustainable farming business requires careful planning. Simply put, profit is a situation where income is greater than expenses over time. While careful planning will not absolutely assure that you will operate at a profit in your farming business, it certainly increases your chances. This publication provides an introduction to assessing and planning for farm profitability and includes additional resources that can provide further assistance.

Table of Contents

The Challenge of Farming Profitably
Asking the Basic Questions
Further Resources

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