Utah State University Extension
Farming on 2 acres or less can be challenging, especially when considering equipment selection. It is important to carefully consider the equipment options available. Tools should be cost-effective, task and operation appropriate, of high quality and durability, and provide labor savings. Appropriate equipment contributes to farm viability by enhancing labor efficiency and crop quality. This fact sheet briefly describes equipment beginning farmers commonly need or use on small farms.
Hansen, Sheriden M.; Stock, Melanie; Drost, Dan; and Wagner, Katherine, "Beginning and Small Acreage Farms: Nonmotorized Tool Selection" (2020). All Current Publications. Paper 2142.