Starting a small scale maple sugaring operation can be expensive. We go through the options and costs step by step in planning a 150 tap operation on our Central Vermont homestead. Factors including arch selection, sugar shack planning, fuel efficiency, labor requirements, expected yield and sale price are all discussed in relation to a small […]
It’s a good idea to review your farm-business annually in order to make plans and to maintain a successful operation. Learn what SWOT stands for and how to use this tool in your business-planning.