Finding Good Farmland: How to Evaluate and Acquire Land for Raising Crops and Animals. A Storey Basics Title

Finding Good Farmland: How to Evaluate and Acquire Land for Raising Crops and Animals. A Storey Basics Title

by Ann Larkin Hansen
     
 

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Buying farmland is a major investment, so be sure you make an informed choice. This practical guide covers every factor you should consider before making a purchase, including government regulations, residential concerns from the surrounding area, soil conditions, and savvy financing. Ann Larkin Hansen shows you how to identify and refine your specific land needs

Overview

Buying farmland is a major investment, so be sure you make an informed choice. This practical guide covers every factor you should consider before making a purchase, including government regulations, residential concerns from the surrounding area, soil conditions, and savvy financing. Ann Larkin Hansen shows you how to identify and refine your specific land needs using checklists and questionnaires. Whether you intend to grow abundant crops or graze a robust herd of livestock, Finding Good Farmland provides a roadmap to the land that’s right for you.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612120867
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
03/26/2013
Series:
Storey Basics
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
627,884
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Ann Larkin Hansen is the author of The Organic Farming Manual, Finding Good Farmland, and Making Hay, co-author of A Landowner’s Guide to Managing Your Woods with consulting forester Dennis Waterman and master logger Mike Severson, and co-author with her husband, Steve, of Maintaining Small-Farm Equipment. She has served as a regional editor for The Country Today and as a contributing writer to Mother Earth News. The Hansens have run a family farm in Wisconsin for the last 25 years.

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