Adapted from beginningfarmers.org

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Choose how well each statement fits you.

I prefer to work outside no matter what the weather is like.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I'm not scared of bugs, fungus, slime, or other things that a lot of people think are gross.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I am good at identifying what needs to be done and prioritizing tasks in order of importance.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I like financial planning and am good at taking notes, crunching numbers, and evaluating expenditures.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I am a good observer, and generally see details that a lot of other people miss.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I like tinkering and building things, and am mechanically inclined.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I am financially savvy, thrifty, and tend to make do with what I have rather than buying new things.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

When I do buy things, I seldom regret the purchases I've made, and tend to use the things I buy.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I'm not easily frustrated, and don't get too upset when stuff doesn't go my way.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

Making money is less important to me than accomplishment, and I don't mind not being 'rich' as long as I am happy with the work I do.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I don't tend to wallow in failure. Instead, I simply consider it a lesson and try to do better next time around.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I like hard, physical work, and I don't mind being tired at the end of the day.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I am not easily bored, restless, or frustrated by mundane tasks.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I am good at giving direction and explaining to others how I expect things to be done in a precise and tactful way.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I'm better at doing a lot of different things pretty well than at doing only one or two things extremely well.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I don't mind being alone, and am happy working by myself for long periods of time.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

When something breaks, I usually try to fix it myself before taking it to a shop.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I tend to 'roll with the punches' and can accept when things don't go according to plan.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I like to get up early and get going with my day, and don't tend to stop until I feel like I've accomplished all the things I wanted to get done.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I'm comfortable taking risks and accepting that not everything is within my control.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I am constantly looking for new information and trying to understand how to do the things I do more effectively and efficiently.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I don't need people to tell me I'm doing a good job to be satisfied with the things I accomplish.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I am a big picture person, and can see how lots of different small things are related to one another.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I'm a good long-term planner, but am comfortable changing my vision when necessary.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

I love growing plants and/or taking care of animals, and am generally good at keeping them alive and healthy.
No, definitely not. This does not describe me at all.This is not really, or at least not usually true about me.I'm okay with this, but not totally or not all of the time.Yes, this is basically true of me in general.Absolutely. This describes me perfectly.

Look back over your responses and evaluate where your strengths and weaknesses lie. Which of these seem most important for your farm dream? Can you work around areas that aren't already true for you?