Lifestyle / Hobby Farms

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I want to generate an income from crops. What are the fundamentals?

If you plan to grow crops, you must understand soil composition and be prepared to develop your knowledge of pest control. Plus, you’ll need access to clean water supplies and have a well-developed irrigation plan, particularly if you won’t be at the property full time.

High value crops like berries, asparagus, leafy greens, garlic and onions are considered by many to be very profitable.

Once again, consider attending one of the many small farms and field days expos so you can talk to experts and gain insight into lifestyle farming and its challenges.
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