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Farm Structures: Factors and Considerations

268 pages
Arcler Education Inc
There are many approaches to ensure the commercial profitability of a farm. Apart from farm inputs, farm structure plays a big part in protecting these efforts from negative impacts. Farm structure provide conducive environment for running a prosperous farm. This book walks you through the nitty gritty of farm structures including how they are classified, their functions and the build quality in order to achieve best outcome. The book looks at the different materials farmers will use in order to achieve the most conducive environment and also compares the outcome with the cost implication of choosing the material. The book also suggests some of the considerations to make while trying to design a simple farmstead plan. For people looking to contract building of farm structures, this book gives an outstanding review of factors to consider, documentation and building element to be keen on while contracting. This book is a good read for people who are starting a new farm or are aiming to enhance an already existing farm stead.
Author Bio
Nekesah T. Wafullah is a skilled agriculture expert with extensive knowledge in agricultural energy value addition products, agricultural business management services, project management, various forms of fertilizer, their production, sales, marketing aspects and application regimes; cross border fertilizer trade policies; youth and women empowerment and volunteerism. She is adept at project planning and management as well as creating simple solutions to complex problems. She has experience within agricultural markets in Kenya, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)- Bukavu and Lubumbashi and Uganda. She mentors high school and college students and advocates for better performance in Agricultural science. During her free time, she loves editing books, watching movies, cooking, baking, networking, reading, and dancing. Nekesah holds an M Sc. in Agricultural and Applied Economics degree from the University of Nairobi with a major in International Trade and Policy.