No one said starting a farm based business was easy.
Charles Mayfield, my guest today, has faced a variety of challenge in his first year farming.
- Finding solid processors for livestock
- Very few options for Value Added products
- Accounting and money handling all done by hand
- Infrastructure- will need corral and livestock trailer at some point
- Figuring out the water hauling situation
On top of it all that he started farming in a drought and last December a tornado came through their area leaving a path of destruction.
Charles has faced all of the challenges head on, and he’s done it while raising two young kids with his wife, and working a fulltime job.
Today we will take a look at how he’s doing it, managing to balance life and business and the fulltime job with the part time job.
Charles is a great example of what you can do, when it doesn’t seem like you have any time to do… Overcoming Challenges and Creating Success Farming on the Side with Charles Mayfield.
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