The Lean Farm: How to Minimize Waste, Increase Efficiency, and Maximize Value and Profits with Less Work
A practical, systems-based approach for a more sustainable farming operation
To many people today, using the words “factory” and “farm” in the same sentence is nothing short of sacrilege. In many cases, though, the same sound business practices apply whether you are producing cars or carrots. Author Ben Hartman and other young farmers are increasingly finding that incorpo...more
That being said the learn farm is still worth picking up at some point, and it's quite interesting to see the progress and change in some of the farming systems in the 2 years between the books.
The author sets the groundwork by telling how, when he and his wife decided to get into farming, they faced many of the challenges faced by any startup and how a customer, who happened to be a lean sensei ...more
This was really good. It wasn't a lousy read. The way it is written caused me to grasp the ideas quickly, which made it a quick read.
Could not recommend more.
After working under a lean style in mining I never thought of applying it to my new endeavour.
A well written, easy reference book, with plenty of examples, the lean farm is a fun ride to a better life.
Do more with less, use what you need, get rid of the burden of gadgets and earn more while saving are just some of the ideas in this book. Worth twice the money on the first read and I tag it covert to cover twice in three days.