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How Skinny Dip Farm grows winter storage crops

Each fall, the farmers market offerings and CSA shares from Skinny Dip Farm include cabbages, leeks, winter squashes, cabbage, Brussels sprouts and a variety of root crops including potatoes ( fingerling and good storing varieties like German Butterball and Sangre), … Continue reading

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How to make your farm more profitable

Farmers need to make informed choices about labor management and when to invest in farm equipment. It is important to track and be able to extrapolate and weigh labor costs and capacity against hiring staff or investing in tractors or … Continue reading

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Prepare for your first farm loan & get ready for credit – Part 1

How does a beginning farmer secure their first farm loan? A farmer may wish to purchase equipment using a loan instead of taking on expensive credit card debt for cash flow until harvest brings cash. Most lenders seek similar business … Continue reading

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