Entrepreneurship, Farm Management, New Agribusinesses

How Do I Manage My Organic Farm?

Why invest into proper management? Did you know that as a farmer, you are the most important resource on your farm? In organic farming, improving the benefits is generally done by: first, focusing on reducing farm expenses by optimizing the use of the farm own resources and secondly, focusing on...
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture

8 Tips for Finding Buyers on the European Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Market

  Contents:  Be professional and well prepared Contact your local business support organisations Use online catalogues Visit trade fairs Use online platforms for information and promotion Participate in European support programmes Comply with buyers’ demands and requirements Be...
CBI Market Intelligence
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Cultivation of Tomato

  Tomato is one of the most widely cultivated crops in the world. It is an important source of vitamins and an important cash crop for smallholders and medium-scale commercial farmers. This Agrodok focuses on good practices for growing a healthy tomato crop and obtaining a reasonably steady...
Shankara Naika
Joep van Lidt de Jeude
Marja de Goffau
Martin Hilmi
Barbara van Dam

Raising Earthworms Successfully

  Over the past several years, many people have begun raising earthworms as a source of income or as a means of managing organic waste. Some are drawn to the business by extravagant claims of vast potential markets for earthworms in large waste disposal systems and agriculture and as a source...
Rhonda Sherman
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Alimentos Producidos Orgánicamente

  Estas directrices se han preparado con el fin de ofrecer un enfoque concertado respecto a los requisitos que socalzan la producción, el etiquetado y la producción de propiedades de los alimentos producidos orgánicamente. La finalidad de estas directrices es: Proteger a...
World Health Organization
World Health Organization

Setting up and Running a Small Food Business

  This is the first in a series of manuals on small-scale food processing, compiled by contributors from several developing countries. Intended as a practical guide for people starting or operating a food business, it covers a range of topics including: hygiene, equipment, product testing,...
Keith Atkinson
Barrie Axtell
Saliou Diop
Eyabi Eyabi George Divine
Peter Fellows
Happiness Mchomvu
Peggy Oti-Boateng
Robinah Sobano
Rosemary Wanjau
Rodah Zulu

Producción y Exportación de Orégano

  Producción y Exportación de Orégano en la Región Tacna, es un libro que tiene como finalidad servir de guía para los inversionistas, investigadores y estudiosos, ya que se encontrara detalladamente la producción del orégano a nivel nacional,...
Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego
Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego

Work Health and Safety Planning

  Safety is the responsibility of everyone, whether they work, live or visit your farm. However, it’s up to you to put systems in place to help them understand where the risks lie, and how to minimise them. Developing a basic Work Health and Safety (WHS) plan can be a simple process, and...
The Primary Industries Health and Safety Partnership
The Primary Industries Health and Safety Partnership

Who and Where is Your Customer?

  Contents:  Qualifying & Quantifying the Business Opportunity  Understanding the Customer Understanding the Context Understanding the Competition Finding Market Information in a Smallholder Context Market Assessment: an Input to the Business Plan  Appendix 1: Potential NGO...
Feed the Future
Feed the Future

Factores Coadyuvantes de la Innovación en las Cooperativas Agroalimentarias: Caso Estudio de las Citrícolas Españolas

  La innovación ha sido reiteradamente señalada como factor de competitividad en la empresa. Como tal, resulta clave estudiar los aspectos que inciden en ella para conducir a la mejora de la posición competitiva en el mercado. Las cooperativas, como entidades con actividad...
R.J. Server-Izquierdo
N. Lajara-Camilleri
Información Técnica Económica Agraria