A farmer puts the task of conduct of commodity agricultural of production with the purpose of receipt of income. That he gets busy by entrepreneurial activity. Thus absolutely not important volume of of this production. This activity can be successful both on a few сотках of earth and on areas in a few thousands of hectares. All depends on the capabilities of concrete everybody. Farmer - it businessman in the field of agricultural production. Exactly of production, as in agriculture and near him there is many businessmen those which carry out point-of-sale and intermediary activity. They farmers are not. Another characteristic feature, peculiar exactly to the farmers. There can a business proprietor be one or a few persons, as a rule, constrained by domestic bonds.
Farmer is a proprietor of private agricultural enterprise of enterprise типа, anchorman the economy with the use of of labour of family and hired workers (permanent or seasonal) members on to own and leased earth. Farming got distribution from market and market relations development.
The modern farmer of differs from the rural commodity producer of the first half of XX age of only that usually disposes plenty of earth and owns by the certain set of modern technique, but also that which has agricultural education, owns knowledges in the area of of economy, necessary to him for the conduct of the economy.
The amount of of farmers and farms depends foremost on the terms of of competitive activity as a result of which the number of farmers grows short, and also from the amount of young members of farmer families, that diminishes that wish to continue the profession of parents. Presently swingeing majority of of farmers it is included through the system of agreements in the structure of agribusiness, and also is the members of different sort of farmer cooperative stores, main in the field of credit, processing of products, supply and sale of of the general use of technique which promotes their firmness in to competitive activity, cuts down expenses appearance production and appeal.