6 Things You Can Start Doing Now If You Want to Farm in 2017 – Grass Fed Life – Episode 40

Darby and I are going to start the year out by taking on the topic – If You Want to Farm in 2017, Do This…

I think today’s episode can go behind those of you that want to start farming in 2017, I think these ideas also work for anyone look to change the direction of their farm, improve their farm, or add an enterprise onto their farm.

This is the time of year a lot of people use for planning, so we’ll give you six different things that you can start doing now to get better prepared for later in the year.

If you are thinking about a change in 2017 whether major or minor, start planning out that change now, and stay tuned to find out how…

The 6 Things:

  1. Decide:  Are you dabbling or going all in?  Each has a different approach.
  2. Start thinking about your own branding now.
  3. If poultry – processing on farm or off?
  4. How are you going to reach your customers?
  5. What changes can you and do you need to start putting in place now?  
  6. Get any needed training.

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Interested in transitioning into full or part-time farming?

If so, then check out Darby’s Farm Business Essentials 3 Day Intensive Workshop

Do you want to transition into livestock farming on a part-time or full-time basis? 

Or are you currently farming, but it’s stressful and challenging to manage the farm and life?

Or are you currently farming, but you are struggling to make the enterprise profitable or generate enough on farm income to farm full time?

The Farm Business Essentials Intensive was created to help addresses those concerns and challenges.

In this three day workshop we will take an in-depth look at where you are currently at, where you want to go, what do you need to put in place to get there, and what are some of the next action steps to turn the ideas into reality.

The workshop will take place on March 2-4, 2017 outside Indianapolis, Indiana.


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