In Part I, I discussed some of the research that you need to do, and some of the questions you need to answer, prior to starting a deer or elk farm. Assuming that you have done this, and have decided you want to proceed, the next step is to prepare a business plan.
A . . . → Read More: So You Want to be a Deer Farmer – Part II
Kevin and Ally Moir of ‘East of Woop Woop’, farm 600 hectares at Wilga, 18 km northwest of Boyup Brook in southwest Western Australia. Kevin’s property was one of the first properties surveyed in Australia for microclimates and Kevin was impressed by the quality of data produced by Topoclimate Services.
Kevin heard about the Topoclimate . . . → Read More: WA farmer doubles his stocking rate.
Starting the Farm Planning Process
The beginning of the planning process is often perceived as a “touchy–feely” sort of thing that most farmers hesitate to become involved in. However it’s a very important step towards making a plan work and people need to get over their hesitations, take a deep breath . . . → Read More: Beginning the Planning Process
Developing a Plan is important for your farm
Why is setting the strategic direction of the beef enterprise important? Every business has a plan, whether it is in your head, written down in a formal document or scribbled on the fridge door. A written . . . → Read More: Setting the strategic direction of the beef enterprise