Scale of Production Optimization Tool 3.0


This workbook (.xlsx) consists of the following sheets, designed to give you some guidance on different needs, outputs, or expectations you might consider about your farm at different acreages, different CSA shares, or total sales.

  • Sheet 1 - Acreage-Based Explores how HP and other farm inputs and outputs may change as you change your acreage
  • Sheet 2 - Year-Round Production Explores storage and sales equivalents for different levels of year-round CSA membership
  • Sheet 3 - Sales-Based Explores possible reinvestment and marketing needs as well as farmer income at different sales levels.

This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number 2015-70017-22856

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