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Acquired farm land.. need your ideas

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  1. mogambo

    mogambo Registered Member

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    My family recently acquired 5 Acres of farm land.
    Looking to start any offline business. Please give your ideas
     
  2. Apricot

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    For something long term, grow some small trees.
     
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    Its not a simple as you think it is. Depends where you are, what kind of cultures best grow in your area.
    You need to see what is most profitable, how much money and time you will need to dedicate and also what agricultural machines you'll need.
    The easy part is to buy land, the next steps are hard and expensive.

    Also 5 Acres are nothing for serious agriculture.
     
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  4. janstastny

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    I dunno where your at but if theres wind maybe some wind turbines? solar?
     
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    You should get in touch with an agricultural specialist, who will be able to consult you on what would grow best in the land you have.
    Additionally you would need start communications with you local municipal/agricultural ministry to get information on what type of grants or subventions you can get from the government.
    Most countries have these in order to stimulate farming and agriculture.

    And lastly, you need to build up a list of buyers within the country, or abroad to sell the crops you grow.
    5 Acres is a lot of land, but you may have to invent in preparing the land before you start seeing any profit.

    Good luck!
     
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    Not sure about where you live but In india some people grow flowers. Lot of consumption & some kinds grow very quick. Might want to look into that, otherwise, there's always Weee... :p

    But whatever you decide, Make sure its blackhat
     
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  7. Tim_A

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    Not sure where you are from, but in the UK Day-ticket fisheries can make a lot of money from relatively small amounts of land. Typically £7 per person, 20 people per smallish lake.

    I also know Alpaca farming is highly profitable, with Alpacas exchanging hands for £1000s. People even pay for them to stay at the farm with others... plus you sell the wool which is very specialist :)

    Yurts are also pretty big business.. with 'glamping' incredibly popular (camping for people who hate camping - electricity, beds, heating etc.)

    5 Acres is too small for farming or even really a smallholding.
     
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    Lots of flowers and some bee boxes.
     
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    Mogambo khush hua...........LOL
     
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    Day ticket fishery is a good idea.

    What about a go-karting track?
     
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    Grow strawberry kush its a good return.
     
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    What country is the farm in?
    If it's a big country, where in the country?
    What is it's elevation?
    Is there a local climate? If so, what is it?
    Does is have to comply with any regulations?
    Are there any restrictions?
    Is it agricultural land?
    How much of the land will your parents give you access to?

    People constantly ask for help here, but never give adequate information.

    That's usually a sign that they're not serious
     
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  14. Sugirl

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    that's like 2 hectares, not really anything much,how much did it cost you?
    here you can buy 2hectares for like ~$1500 , planing to buy some land myself this summer.
     
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    My dad have 20 kilas land But still i am not able to do buisness offline. Its not that easy.
     
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    Plant Cotton Trees. Open a hat factory and make pure (cotton) black hats.
     
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    Grow coconut or mango trees.
     
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    Depending on your location, you can give it a try with medicinal plants. They generally are easy to be sold, and do not need much of investment. Also you can combine them with some fruit trees and/or bee boxes for your family's needs
     
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    grow mushrooms.
    they take up much less space, and can be grown in small buildings or tents even. plus i think their demand, especially exotics and healthy kinds, is on the rise in the western world.
    another minimal space alternative is micro greens. again, can be grown in a small building, tents, or greenhouses, and good demand from growing healthy trends (at least in the west, i.e. u.s.)
    also, if you do it right, i think both of these crops can be relatively good earners as margins can be increased if you go about setting things up properly.
     
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    organic farming is a great idea.Veggies, fruit, row crop all together can make you a huge brand
     
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