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Agritourism and Nature Tourism in California, Second Edition
Agritourism has emerged as a viable financial option for many farms and ranches. This new edition builds on the concepts of the first, and adds updated information on regulations, risk management, and new marketing trends.
Agritourism Enterprises on Your Farm or Ranch: Understanding Regulations
Agritourism can be a great boon to the California grower, but you have to be aware of your legal responsibilities, get your permits, and follow the rules regarding land use, zoning, public health, and other areas. This gives you a brief overview.
Agritourism Enterprises on Your Farm or Ranch: Where to Start
This publication gives you a game plan for navigating the maze of permits, plans, and approvals you will need to get in order before you launch a potentially profitable agritourism enterprise on your California farm or ranch.
Biosecurity for Poultry at Community Farms
Many people enjoy raising poultry but do not have the space for a home flock. One solution is a community farm where many people can work together to raise their poultry or other animals. Learn about special health and safety issues that may arise.
Farmstead and Artisan Cheeses: A Guide to Building a Business
Navigating the start-up of any business is hard work, but cheesemaking has its own special challenges. This manual walks you, as a beginning cheesemaker, through the steps necessary to decide if cheesemaking as a business is right for you.
Fundamentals of Beef Management
This handy guide was developed specifically for small-scale operations, and includes everything you need to know to get started in the beef cattle business. You'll also find it helpful if you have been away from the business for an extended time.
Handbook for Raising Small Numbers of Sheep
This Third Edition of the handbook covers management, reproduction, nutrition, health, and wool quality.
Home Orchard: Growing Your Own Deciduous Fruit and Nut Trees
This bestselling guide was developed especially for backyard orchardists, rare fruit growers, and small-scale growers.
Managing Mosquitoes on the Farm
Mosquitoes can cause a variety of problems on a farm: they carry illness to humans, harm livestock, and reduce you property's value. Learn the basics of agricultural mosquito control from this free publication.
Marketing Strategies for Agritourism Operations
Agritourism gives the farmer a broad choice of opportunities to market products, on-farm experiences, and hospitality services. This publication will help you assess your options and work out a solid plan for marketing your agritourism operation.
Niche Beef Production
As a new or established beef producer, how can you reach developing markets for antibiotic-free, grassfed, or other animal-care-specific meats? Is it worth the cost—to you or to consumers? This publication can help you find the path that's right for you.
Pesticide Safety: A Reference Manual for Private Applicators, 2nd Ed. - PDF
Downloadable PDF version of this essential manual for pesticide use on California farms.
Pests of the Garden and Small Farm, 3rd Edition
This essential handbook adapts scientifically based integrated pest management techniques to the needs of the home gardener and small-scale farmer.
Small Farm Handbook, 2nd Edition
Since its publication in 1994, the Small Farm Handbook has been an essential resource for California’s small farmers and the professionals advising them. Now this invaluable reference has been updated and expanded for today’s small-scale producer.
Soils in Urban Agriculture: Testing, Remediation, and Best Management Practices
Urban soils often have been contaminated by past uses. Learn strategies for urban soil contamination assessment, testing, and remediation; and considerations for municipal policy concerning safe soils for urban agriculture.
Specialty and Minor Crops Handbook, Second Edition
Handy for commercial producers as well as backyard gardeners,this guide provides detailed information about growing the specialty crops that are right for you. Expanded edition includes 63 crop sheets and an updated bibliography.
Vegetable Pest Identification for Gardens and Small Farms
Based on the bestselling
Pests of the Garden and Small Farm
these handy cards will put the answers to your pest problems in the palm of your hand.