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Title: On-farm processing : a handbook for producers
Author: Patricia G. Davidson
Contributors: In partnership with the British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Published: Ottawa, ONT : Canadian Farm Business Management Council , c1994

Summary: Drawing on previous extension publications in Canada and the United States, this handbook provides broad guidelines for the processing of food and other farm products to add value and increase returns. There are sections on regulations, planning for marketing and production, packaging and labeling, advertising and promotion, and personnel and financial management.

ISBN: 0772622647
Call Number: 86 DAV
Subjects: Alternative enterprises , Entrepreneurship , Management , New businesses planning

Title: Shared leadership, shared responsibility
Contributors: Heidi Carter and Charles Francis, Editors
Published: Lincoln, NE : Center for Sustainable Agricultural Systems, University of Nebraska-Lincoln , 1996
Series: Extension and Education Materials for Sustainable Agriculture Volume 5

Summary: This handbook includes educational materials and training ideas and materials (articles and handouts) for developing leadership of groups and organizations that work for the implementation of sustainable agriculture programs. There is also coverage of whole farm planning, holistic resource management, entrepreneurship and marketing, group learning methods, and resources.

Call Number: 80.5 SHA
Subjects: Activism , Entrepreneurship , Farm management and decision making , Group meeting skills , Holistic management , Leadership , Marketing , Nonprofit organizations management , Sustainable agriculture

Title: You can farm : the entrepreneur's guide to start and succeed in a farm enterprise
Author: Joe Salatin
Second Author:
Published: Swoope, VA : Polyface Inc. , c1998 1st ed.

Summary: This book is especially intended for those who are thinking about starting a full-time farming enterprise. Major sections include developing a vision and advocacy for alternative agriculture, assessing ideas for farm enterprises, first steps such as acquiring land and necessities for production, developing a farming model, and marketing.

ISBN: 0963810928
Call Number: 82.1 SAL
Subjects: Alternative agriculture, advocacy , Alternative enterprises , Beginning farming , Entrepreneurship


Title: An agribusiness plan buide : a workbook for agricultural enterprises
Published: Austin, TX : Texas Dept. of Agriculture

Summary: An agribusiness plan model designed to be used as both a guideline and a workbook, with planning instructions and sample worksheets.

Call Number: 81.41 AGR
Subjects: Agribusiness , Entrepreneurship , New businesses planning

Title: Alternative financial/organizational structures of farm and agribusiness firms
Author: Michael Boehlje
Second Author: David Lins
Published: Lafayette, IN : Cooperative Extension Service/Purdue University, Media Distribution Center , April 1995

Summary: This North Central Region Extension Publication describes the the range of options for organizing a financing a business, including criteria for choosing a particular business structure, legal organization, discussion of different business arrangements (contract production, joint ventures etc.), leasing, equity capital and debt capital.

Call Number: 82.21 BOE
Subjects: Agribusiness , Beginning farming , Entrepreneurship , Farm management and decision making , Finance , Management , New business management , New businesses planning

Title: Entrepreneurial training for farm women and farm management teams : a self-study project in six modules
Contributors: Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan and Garven & Associates Ltd.
Published: Ottowa, Ontario, Canada : Canadian Farm Business Managemement Council , c1997

Summary: The programs in this book will guide farm women, farm amnagers, and farm business management teams to understand the potential profitability and feasibility of their business idea.

Call Number: 10.74 ENT
Subjects: Entrepreneurship , New businesses planning , Women and economic development , Women in business

Title: Making the connection : Appalachian Center for Economic Networks (ACEnet)
Author: Mary McVay
Second Author: Madi Hirschland
Published: Washington, D.C. : FIELD, Aspen Institute , 2000
Series: Access to market case study series case study no. 1

Summary: This case study profiles ACEnet, a community development corporation located in rural Ohio, as an example of an organization that helps low-income entrepreneurs gain access to more lucrative or high-value markets.

Call Number: 80.11 MACV
Subjects: Community development , Entrepreneurship , Natural foods, marketing , Rural development , Small business


Title: 2002- Missouri small business start-up kit
Contributors: University of Missouri outreach and extension
Published: Columbia, MO : University of Missouri , c2002

Summary: provides entrepeneures and small business owners with acces to information, checklists, publications, and links to on-line resources for starting and managing a business in Missouri

Call Number: 83.1 MIS
Subjects: Entrepreneurship , New businesses planning , Small business

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