You might have known that how small farms play a great role in annual national economy. These farms are indeed the most efficient sector of agriculture, expanding the food supply of the world in safe, sustainable and healthy ways.
Perhaps you are thinking that large farms have greater contribution than small farms, but the actual data shows us opposite scene. The production of small farms is far more than large farms. In United States, about ninety one percent farms are small farms and 60 percent of them are very small, providing a great support in the food business.
In these days, many people are starting small farm for their hobby, taking it as a way to have fun. These farms not only provide food, but can also be small income source of family. However, starting farming business needs few things to be considered. If you can come up with a good plan and set up, you will definitely enjoy it. Additionally, it can be a source of making handsome amount of money.
If you have a low budget then bee keeping and Christmas tree farms can be great choice as both of them needs low start up costs. Bee keeping is a fun, and bees and equipments are inexpensive. And also selling honey is profitable. On the other hand, Christmas plants are cheap and they don’t take so much time for growing. After 5-6 years, the trees become good enough for selling.
Indeed, it doesn’t matter what your budget is. The matter is to have proper knowledge on what you are gonna do. As a small farmer you will need some education and a good exchange of practical and theoretical matters. Further more you will need marketing assistance, legal aid, advanced techniques, appropriate equipments and tools. Once you have an excellent set up, you can earn good money by small farming.