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. Whether you intend to grow abundant crops or graze a robust herd of livestock,

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. 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:
9781603428743
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
03/26/2013
Series:
Storey Basics
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
8 MB

Meet the Author

Ann Larkin Hansen is the author of The Organic Farming Manual, Finding Good Farmland, and Making Hay; coauthor of A Landowner’s Guide to Managing Your Woods with consulting forester Dennis Waterman and master logger Mike Severson; and coauthor 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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