[Market-farming] Crop planning software

Beth Spaugh lists at rhomestead.com
Tue Jan 24 16:05:08 EST 2012

The crop planning spreadsheets from Brookfield Farm
(http://brookfield.rvtc.us/crop%20planning%20spreadsheets) are excellent for
a CSA farm.  Have formulae imbedded across worksheets.  It is based on how
much of what a share gets which week.  Can still be used with a market
(easily with just a market instead of CSA) - have to either change the
amount wanted that the spreadsheet calculates or figure an equivalent number
of shares for markets. Or assume the extra 20% built in for safety is what
goes to market.


I am trying AgSquared and like it, but still am using some of the Brookfield
to generate info for AgSquared.  What I like about AgSquared will be ease of
keeping up with work and harvest info, and a more complete to do list.


Beth Spaugh

Rehoboth Homestead, Peru NY

http://rhomestead.com      http://www.facebook.com/rhomestead


"How we eat determines, to a considerable extent, how the world is used." -
Wendell Berry

"Without power over our food, any notion of democracy is empty." - Frances
Moore Lappe




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Subject: [Market-farming] Crop planning software


I was just wondering if anyone can reccomend a good crop planning website or
software?  I've been going through the new COG "Crop planning for organic
vegetable growers" book but have been fairly disappointed so far.  Any
suggestions, thanks


Jen and Derek Campbell
579 MacMurdo Road

North Bedeque

PE C1N 4J9

JenAndDereksFarm at gmail.com


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