Compact Farms

Author: Josh Volk
Publisher: Storey Publishing
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Compact Farms is an illustrated guide for anyone dreaming of starting, expanding, or perfecting a profitable farming enterprise on five acres or less.

Philippine Social Sciences And Humanities Review

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COMPACT FARMING A compact farm is described as "a group of contiguous and
/or adjacent farms approximately of the same productive capacity, fully irrigated (
gravity or pump), whose owners or farmers have agreed to work on as if it were
one farm under a single management and whose produce is harvested,
processed, stored, and marketed on a pool system."20 Billed as "collective
farming without its compulsory aspect," compact farms are promoted by the
Ministry of Agrarian ...

Family And Farm

Author: John W. Shaffer
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438419473
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35 The large, compact farms of the Nivernais attracted the attention of the
agronomist Francois Quesnay. When he became wealthy enough to acquire land
for himself, he bought several farms in the village of Saint-Parize-Le-Chatel.36
Even Arthur Young was tempted when offered the opportunity to purchase a
domaine in the province. Only old age and the outbreak of the Revolution
changed his mind.37 This concentration of property is evident in the terriers of
Decize, La Foret, ...

The Complete Farmer

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Where leases exist, difficulties are encreased: and the day of improvement is
placed at a greater or less distance.” But '' nevertheless, says he, a man who has
at his heart the permanent good of the estate he possesses, will look forward,
and concert plans for its future improvement and welfare. And as an estate which
is judiciously laid out into compact farms, of suitable sizes, is worth considerable
more, by the year, than one of the same intrinsic value, whose lands lie st attered
and ...

The Complete Farmer Or A General Dictionary Of Husbandry

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... at his heart the permanent good of the estate he possesses, will look forward,
and concert plans for its future improvement and welfare. And as an estate which
is judiciously laid out into compact farms, of suitable sizes, is worth considerable
more, by the year, than one of the same intrinsic value, whose lands lie scattered
and intermixed, in farms of improper sizes, he will not fail to set on foot a plan of
reform, which requires nothing but attention and perseverance to be
accomplished.

Indian Journal Of Power And River Valley Development

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The members of the compact farms unit helped one another in all aspects of the
farming cycle — from planting and harvesting to marketing. They sold their
produce to the area marketing cooperatives or stored it in bonded warehouses to
guarantee a reasonable price. They also accepted joint liability for individual
loans to members. The compact farms facilitated such requirements as the
cleaning of farm ditches and motivated members to pay irrigation fees in order to
maintain the ...

Landmarks And Impact

Author: Conrado F. Estrella
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Under this scheme, a farmer utilizing his farm family labor, "plants everyday,
harvests everyday"*, using early maturing varieties, and applying prescribed
fertilizers and continuous irrigation. The scheme also counts on total credit
support as well as the use of small farm implements for intensive cultivation.
Indeed, the system has also been given the name, "rice gardening" because of
the intensive cultivation applied. b) Compact Farms - The Ministry has also
introduced and encouraged ...