This book analyses several aspects of small farm production systems that increase efficiency when the farmer's production resources are limited. It is concerned with the goals of the individual farmer and his immediate family.

part Part 1|41 pages

Small Farm Development

chapter 1|6 pages

A New Approach to Analysis

chapter 2|12 pages

The Stages of Small Farm Development

chapter 3|6 pages

Goals of Small Farm Development

chapter 4|5 pages

Measuring the Well-Being of Small Farmers

chapter 5|10 pages

Research in Small Farm Development

part Part 2|88 pages

Critical Factors in Small Farm Development

chapter 6|18 pages

Physical Limits to Cropping Intensity

chapter 8|17 pages

Resource Requirements of Multiple Cropping

chapter 9|8 pages

Animals in Mixed Farming Systems

chapter 10|5 pages

Noncommercial Farm Enterprises

chapter 12|4 pages

Efficient Use of Farm Resources

chapter 13|6 pages

Requirements for Farm Mechanization

chapter 14|6 pages

Stability in Farming Systems