Building Profitable Farms Through Direct Marketing

Direct Marketing

Are you tired of working hard to produce a crop just to be told what you will sell it for and find that it isn’t even profitable? Learn how three farmers have gotten out of the commodity farming business and began to become price makers rather than price takers by building their own direct to…

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Garlic Production and Marketing: Scaling Up

Garlic production scaling up

Ryan Pesch conducted the research and wrote the UMN Extension paper on Garlic Enterprise Analysis in 2017-18. In this 2022 SFA Annual Conference session, he returns with advice on increasing your operation’s capacity. Viktor Vasileiadis (interview begins at 17:00) has become probably the largest grower of market garlic in Minnesota, with over seven acres planted in the fall…

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