Hobby Farming For Dummies

Hobby Farming For Dummies

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by Theresa A. Husarik, Dummies Press Staff
     
 

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Tips on eco-friendly farm management

Find your own green acres and live a simpler life

Do you long for the country life? This practical guide shows you how to handle all the basics of small-scale farming, from growing healthy crops to raising livestock to managing your property. You'll see how to decide what to farm, provide shelter and utilities,

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Overview

Tips on eco-friendly farm management

Find your own green acres and live a simpler life

Do you long for the country life? This practical guide shows you how to handle all the basics of small-scale farming, from growing healthy crops to raising livestock to managing your property. You'll see how to decide what to farm, provide shelter and utilities, select plants, and protect your investment. It's all you need to dig in and start growing!

  • Find and buy rural properties
  • Get along with your neighbors
  • Select and maintain equipment
  • Raise and care for animals
  • Use and preserve food items
  • Avoid common farming pitfalls

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470281727
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/11/2008
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
388
Sales rank:
405,560
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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