Elk farming - the rest of the story
We have noticed that a recent flurry of articles was based only on a few issues and tended to dwell on the negatives facing the elk farming industry. We are here to set the record straight!
Jul 26, 2003, 09:15
Interested in reindeer farming?
If you are an existing deer or elk farmer, you may want to consider adding a few reindeer to complement your existing herds.
Jul 25, 2003, 19:18
Directors' responsibilities and liabilities
If you are active in deer and elk industry associations, you may serve one or more terms on the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors govern most non-profit organizations. If you are asked to serve (or are currently a director) on any non-profit board, you should be aware of your legal responsibilities and liabilities.
Jul 25, 2003, 17:45
Records, records and more records
I know you would rather be out in the pens looking after your deer and elk rather than sitting at a computer updating your livestock records. However, you better get used to spending more time keeping detailed records!
Jul 25, 2003, 17:34
The deer urine market
In this article, we examine the deer urine market - its opportunities, risks and production considerations. Hopefully, this will help you decide whether deer urine is a market you want to get into.
Jul 25, 2003, 17:31
How to get maximum benefits from your DFUID
Since we were already developing the most comprehensive on-line deer and elk farm directory in the world, the idea of adding a unique identifier for deer/elk farms was a no-brainer. Adding the DFUID to the Directory creates a whole range of additional benefits.
Jul 25, 2003, 17:26
Prognosis for the elk industry
Is the elk industry in trouble, and it is time to cut your losses and get out? Or is this a temporary down cycle, and a great opportunity to get in at bargain prices?
Jul 25, 2003, 17:04
New Generation Co-ops
New Generation Cooperatives are significantly different from the more traditional consumer cooperatives that most farmers know. This article discusses the structure of these organizations and their potential benefits for producers.
Jul 25, 2003, 16:44
So you want to be a deer farmer - Part II
This part discusses the research you need to do and the steps you need to take, to prepare and write a business plan for your deer or elk farming venture.
Jul 25, 2003, 16:34
So you want to be a deer farmer - Part I
If you are one of those considering deer or elk farming, here is some advice and suggestions on how to get started.
Jul 25, 2003, 16:29
Why your association must have a business plan
Although associations have many strengths, they often face challenges as well. One good way to address these challenges is to have a business plan. This article discusses why your deer/elk association needsa business plan and some ways to go about developing and using a plan.
Jul 25, 2003, 15:58
Some thoughts on investors
Talks about the benefits, disadvantages and ways to attract outside investment to your deer/elk farming venture.
Jul 25, 2003, 12:44
Reducing liability risks on your farm
If you have people to your farm for paid hunting, visits or other events, you may be liable if they are injured while on your property. However, there are steps you can take to reduce your liability risks.
Jul 23, 2003, 15:22