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How Profitable are Small Vegetable Farms?

Operating a profitable small farm is challenging.  In this Farmbyte, we learn about the findings of a study on small farm profitability in MN.

We'll tell you about...

  • The study's methods
  • Characteristics of profitable farms
  • Opportunities for improvement

We also share several resources for business planning and a similar study report from WI.

To access the Farmbyte, visit

Farmbytes are an online feature from the UMN Extension Small Farms Team.  The main component of each Farmbyte is video.  Some videos are instructional, others are interviews with experts.


Jacob Overgaard
Extension Educator, Agriculture Production Systems
(507) 457-6440
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