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Building a Sustainable Business: A Guide to Developing a Business Plan for Farms and Rural Businesses

Published 2003, 280 pages | How to Order
Format: Print - Price: $17 | Online PDF (6038 k)

"Building a Sustainable Business: A Guide to Developing a Business Plan for Farms and Rural Businesses" brings the business planning process alive to help today's alternative and sustainable agriculture entrepreneurs transform farm-grown inspiration into profitable enterprises. Sample worksheets lend a practical perspective and illustrate how real farm families set goals, researched processing alternatives, determined potential markets, and evaluated financing options. Blank worksheets help the reader develop a detailed, lender-ready business plan or map out strategies to take advantage of new opportunities.

This publication is also available in an abbreviated Spanish version from the University of Missouri at http://agebb.missouri.edu/sustain/espanol/negocios.pdf

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