Entrepreneurship, Farm Management, New Agribusinesses

El Sector de la Comercialización Hortícola en Almería

  La horticultura intensiva desempeña un papel fundamental en el desarrollo socioeconómico de la provincia de Almería. Este sector ha superado hasta el momento todos los obstáculos que han ido apareciendo desde su surgimiento en la década de los años...
José Ángel Aznar
Emilio Galdeano
José Álvarez
Juan José Tapia
Ángeles Godoy
Cajamar Caja Rural

Commercial Production of Staked Tomatoes in the Southeast

  Contents:  Getting Started Cover Cropping  Production Systems  Equipment  Fumigation  Fertilization  Transplants Transplanting  Steaking and Trellising  Pruning Pest Management  Physiological Disorders Harvesting  Cleaning and Grading...
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Defining & Communicating Your Value Proposition

  Content:  About this Playbook: Core Messages How to Win: Crafting the Value Proposition Awareness: Communicating the Value Proposition Stating the Value Proposition Conclusion
Feed the Future
Feed the Future

Summary Report on Potential for Wine Tourism in Bolivia

  Wine tours are currently the principal tourism offer in the Tarija region however wine tourism activities at the Bolivian wineries will need to be further developed with clear differentiation between the visitor experiences available at different wineries if they are to attract more wine...
CBI Market Intelligence
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Promoting Production and Marketing of Root Crops in Southern Africa in a Changing Climate Using Integrated Agricultural Research for Development (IAR4D) Pathway

  Climate change is expected to have adverse impacts on smallholder farmers whose livelihoods depend on rain-fed agriculture. In fact, climate change is expected to continue to pose a serious threat to agriculture in southern Africa as annual rainfall amounts are expected to decline and...
Kefasi Nyikahadzoi
A Adekunle
O Fatunbi
Byron Zamasiya
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development

Business Management for Small-Scale Agro-Industries

  This booklet addresses micro- and small-scale entrepreneurs who wish to improve their business operations. It may not require the sophisticated business management techniques that are used by large-scale manufacturers, but simple procedures to plan, monitor and control production, finances,...
Peter Fellows
Alexandra Rottger
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

How Much Debt Can a Farm Carry?

  For a farm business, liabilities are usually divided into two general categories: Current liabilities (less than 1 year) — Loans for feed, fertilizer, supplies, purchased feeder livestock, etc. Noncurrent liabilities (greater than 1 year) — Loans for machinery, breeding...
Michael R. Langemeier
Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service

High Density Apple Orchard Management

  From a historical perspective, a high density orchard is defined as any orchard with more than 150-180 trees per acre. However, many highly productive commercial orchards today have 150-180 trees per acre and higher density could be anything over 180 trees per acre. For the purposes of this...
Michael Parker
C. Richard Unrath
Charles Safley
David Lockwood
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Los consumidores en República Checa

  Los hábitos de consumo de los checos han cambiado radicalmente en los últimos treinta años. El comercio y el consumo interno aumentaron y se adaptaron,  a las primeras necesidades de los nuevos consumidores post era socialista, existiendo  una...

Cerezas en Reino Unido

  Calidad y frescura, son las principales demandas de los exigentes consumidores británicos. Las cerezas son consumidas en el Reino Unido principalmente por segmentos socio-económicos altos.  A lo anterior, se suma un incremento en el consumo de cerezas orgánicas, lo...