What makes a successful farm business? One description of a successful farm business lists these factors: adequate farm size, a balance between enterprises, use of good adapted practices, planning on reasonable expectations of prices and yields and a plan fitted to the abilities of the operator.
Howell, H. B.
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Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 6
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Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol6/iss2/3