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A PRIMER for Selecting New Enterprises for Your Farm


  • Woods, Timothy A.
  • Isaacs, Steven G.


This publication is designed to help producers evaluate new enterprises for their farms of family businesses. It is based on a set of worksheets to help evaluate Profitability, Resource requirements, Information needs, Marketing decisions, Enthusiasm for, and the Risk associated with a new enterprise.

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  • Woods, Timothy A. & Isaacs, Steven G., 2000. "A PRIMER for Selecting New Enterprises for Your Farm," Staff Papers 42316, University of Kentucky, Department of Agricultural Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:ukysps:42316

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