Matu Collins wrote:There are vast differences between our farms for so many reasons! This attempt to categorize, I believe, is an attempt to address the differing concerns of the vast and growing community of permies. Really, a small farm is small because the farmer calls it small. A farm is big because the farmer calls it big.
Matu Collins wrote:To me, any property with the potential to raise the products of plants or animals, where a person intends to do so is a farm.
Matu Collins wrote:Much of the work I'm doing now won't see monetary profit for years.
Matu Collins wrote:I agree with Craig, we needn't divide ourselves to smithereens.
200 to 699 mature dairy cows, whether milked or dry; 300 to 999 veal calves; 300 to 999 cattle other than mature dairy cows or veal calves.
750 to 2,499 swine each weighing 55 pounds or more; 3,000 to 9,999 swine each weighing less than 55 pounds;
150 to 499 horses;
3,000 to 9,999 sheep or lambs;
16,500 to 54,999 turkeys;
9,000 to 29,999 laying hens or broilers...