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Table 2

Key components of a farm inventory

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Soil

Soil types

Organic matter (quantity, quality)

Fertility status

Water availability & relations

Physical properties

Soil life

Toxic residues

 

Biotic

Crop histories

Seed histories

Weed histories

Forests, bush, shelterbelts

Pest & non-pest insects & wildlife

Livestock histories

Patterns of livestock diseases

Fertilization histories

 

Climatic factors

Temperature

Solar radiation

Precipitation

Evaporation

Microclimatic features

 

Physical

Equipment

Housing

Processing potential

Borrowing & renting potential

 

Human

Farmer & family

Advisors

Suppliers

Community services & supports

Regular & specialty markets

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