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"Small" Farmers, Big Challenges: A Needs Assessment of Florida Small-Scale Farmers' Production Challenges and Training Needs*

@inproceedings{Goodwin2013SmallFB,
  title={"Small" Farmers, Big Challenges: A Needs Assessment of Florida Small-Scale Farmers' Production Challenges and Training Needs*},
  author={Joy N. Goodwin and Jessica L. Gouldthorpe},
  year={2013}
}
  • Joy N. Goodwin, Jessica L. Gouldthorpe
  • Published 2013
  • Engineering
  • ABSTRACTSmall-scale farmers are faced with many challenges on a daily basis. In addition, they have several needs that, if fulfilled, could help reduce some of their challenges. The small-scale farmer remains an ideal target audience for Extension staff due to the increasing number of these farms combined with the limited impact that they can have with the current set of resources. However, without an adequate understanding of the challenges and needs they face, Extension staff cannot provide… CONTINUE READING
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