How to Start & Manage a Farm Equipment Repair Service Business
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How to Start & Manage a Farm Equipment Repair Service Business Step by Step Guide to Starting Your Own Business by Leslie D. Renn

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Published by Lewis & Renn Associates Inc .
Written in English


  • Agriculture - General,
  • New Business Enterprises,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics

Book details:

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Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12271041M
ISBN 101579161812
ISBN 109781579161811

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