Scale of Production Matrix


January 29, 2018

This part of the Toolbox for Vegetable Farm Viability provides a detailed look at potential infrastructure and equipment investments for different size small farms to help in planning and growth. Specifically, the document covers possible investments in/budgets for: Tractors & Traction, Tillage Equipment, Bed Preparation Equipment, Seeding Implements, Planting & Transplanting Equipment, Cultivation Tools (In-Row & Between-Row), Harvesting Equipment, Irrigation, Infrastructure and Equipment needs for Greenhouses, Wash/Pack Stations and Coolers, Sales & Delivery Equipment and Information/Financial Management Investments. Additionally, there are resources for Funding.

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