Do any of y'all run a habitat management service?

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  1. Okiebob

    Okiebob Weekend Warrior

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    So it being a slow year for roofing and given my agricultural background, I was thinking of offering a habitat service. I have all the equipment and have checked rates at the co-op for tractor work but was wondering if anyone here has any experience or pointers.
     
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    I always thought about having a side job like this, but all it does is take away from the days I’ll have to work on my own farm.

    I figure you would have to live in an area full of affluent hunters who don’t have time to do it themselves.


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    Well after putting the word out through a few friends and roofing customers I have 9 people wanting food plots for the fall. I am charging $80/hr from the time I hookup to the trailer until I return home. The farthest away is about an hour and a half. Seed and fertilizer is added cost. Plus, I am putting up a few Redneck blinds and feeders. It's a start!
     
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    I do. Not as a full time thing. I do probably 5-10 farms a year.


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