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Can I make enough money farming?
How do you manage cash flow without anything resembling a steady paycheck?
Can farming provide financial security for my family?
How can I pay for my family's health care needs?
What can I do about damage from pests, diseases, and weather?
What if a customer gets hurt while on my farm, or gets sick from eating my farm products?
I need labor to run my farm efficiently, but I have no previous management experience and I am intimidated by the legal and tax implications of having employees. Where do I go for help?
How can I minimize the toll on my body from the physical labor of farming?
I understand that farming is one of the most dangerous occupations in the U.S. What can I do to ensure the safety of my family, my employees, and myself?
How can I prevent my relationships from falling apart from the pressures of farming?
What happens if I suddenly lose a market for my product(s) or the price for my product(s) plummets?
How do I handle all the regulations that may impact my farming operation?
New England Small Farm Institute • 275 Jackson St., Belchertown, MA 01007
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