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Week 8 – Equipment and Facilities Considerations

Posted by nwitham | October 2, 2020

Presenter’s Power Point:

PowerPoint – CS – WFP – Week 8 – Don McMoran – Equipment and Facilities Considerations PDF

EXTRA PowerPoint – Don McMoran – Introduction to Irrigation, chemigation and fertigation PDF

PowerPoint – CS – WFP – Week 8 – Shannon Neibergs – Machinery and Equipment Economics PDF

Recorded Lecture:

Recording – Cultivating Success™: Whole Farm Planning – WEEK 8 – Equipment and Facilities Considerations

Breakout Rooms:

Recording – Breakout Room, Clallam/Jefferson/Kitsap Counties – Week 8 – Equipment and Facilites with Eric Reeter Wilderbee Farm

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn equipment and facility needs for your enterprise.
  • Review what farmers need to consider when purchasing equipment.
  • Become aware of resources for information on buildings, fencing,
  • irrigation supplies and other equipment


  • Equipment – selecting what you need for your farming operation
  • Irrigation – Different methods, with a focus on drip irrigation
  • Facilities – Resource information on building plans, etc.
  • Fencing – Types of fencing, purpose, sources of information


The Thought Process in Selecting Equipment for the Small Farm. Macher, R.E. Small Farm Digest Volume 6, No.1. Fall/Winter 2002/2003
Selecting Equipment for the Small Farm PDF

Paddock Design, Fencing, and Water Systems for Controlled Grazing, R. Morrow. Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas, USDA, 2005.

Portable Field Hoophouse, C. Miles, P. Labine, Washington State University Cooperative Extension. EB1825, 1997
Portable Field Hoophouse PDF

Agricultural Building Equipment Plan List, University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service PB 1590
Agricultural Building and Equipment Plan List PDF

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