- Introducing the Gap and the Strategies
- Enablers: Making the Models Work
- Strategies: Affordability
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 livestock, equipment, buildings and land.
Marketing aims to enhance sales and income of a farm business while creating value for your products.
There are fundamental marketing questions you may apply to your farm, for example:
- How can I produce what my customers need?
- How can I create added value to my products?
- Where should I sell my products?
- What is the best way to stand out from my competitors?
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 minimizing production and financial risks caused by climatic stresses, pest and disease attacks, or price fluctuations. What is the role of the farmer? As a farmer, you are at the centre of all farm activities.
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:
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, suppliers and retailers, and financial, production and staff management.