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This Bulletin was developed by Department of Agriculture in recognition of the increasing complexity and competitiveness in establishing a commercial vegetable enterprise. The information in this Bulletin will provide you with a useful guide to assess your likelihood of succeeding in vegetable production.
Vegetable production is not an easy lifestyle. It is a highly competitive environment with the industry consisting of growers with big investments and years of experience and knowledge. Horticultural farms require a large amount of capital and time and are increasingly expanding and becoming more specialised.
If you are serious about growing vegetables, work through this Bulletin carefully. Be realistic about your resources and abilities and complete the provided worksheets.
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Vegetables, Farm enterprises, Marketing, Capital, Gross margins analysis, Horticulture, Farm planning, Crop enterprises, Western Australia
Plant Sciences | Soil Science
Burt, J, and Gartrell, P. (1998), Planning to grow vegetables commercially. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Bulletin 4350.