Wed, 7 October 2015
TUF028 - The Importance of Record Keeping: You can only know where you’re going if you know where you’ve been. – The Urban Farmer – Week 28
How can you a lot mistakes and wasting valuable resources by overproducing a crop, and the inverse of that, not producing enough?
Good record keeping.
Records on the farm are extremely valuable. When you start to get a few years of records and can notice trends, those records become very valuable because the records are what dictates your future action.
Action that can save you work down the line and put the right amount of product in your walk in so you can sell it.
This type of planning directly translates to maximizing your farm income.
And it's not actually that hard to do. Don't over-complicate it. Start by keeping simple records and get into the habit of doing it, then expand and adapt your records as time goes on.
If you want to be successful as a farmer, then this is something that you need to do. It's one of the principals that has made Curtis as successful as he is.
Learn more at permaculturevoices.com/tuf28.