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Maine Family Farms: Life and Business in Balance Series

4800
From UMaine Extension
The Maine Family Farms: Life and Business in Balance series recognizes that the needs of farmers at each various life stage are unique, as choices about farming practices, child rearing, business growth, and succession planning enter into decision making. This series consists of five fact sheets. Download it for free or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
$3.00

Why "Thank You" Matters: Expressing Appreciation

4801
From UMaine Extension
Expressing appreciation toward partners and family members farming together is important, and often times overlooked. Learn more about nurturing healthy family relationships. 3 pages. © 2013 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
$0.50

Running Successful Farm-Family Meetings

4802
From UMaine Extension
Regular meetings are essential to the success of any family business. Farming is no different. Learn more about choosing the right time and location for your meeting and how to avoid conflict. 4 pages. © 2013 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
$0.75

Farm and Family—Finding Balance

4803
From UMaine Extension
Owning and managing a family farm offers unique benefits and challenges to the family members involved. Learn more about strategies for maintaining balance between work and family. 4 pages. © 2013 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
$0.75

Understanding Roles in the Farm Family

4804
From UMaine Extension
Being part of a farm family requires each person to assume a variety of roles. Learn more about how roles develop and impact farm families. 5 pages. © 2013 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
$0.75

Recognizing the Signs of Farm Family Stress

4805
From UMaine Extension
Farm families can experience financial and emotional stress for many reasons, such as crop loss or an accident. Learn to recognize the signs of stress and how to help. 5 pages. © 2013 by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Download it for free or add it to your cart to buy a color copy.
$0.75