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Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019

2019 Winter Production Conference

When:  Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, 8 a.m. to Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, 5 p.m.

Where:  
George Washington Carver Farm
3804 Bald Hill Road, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

Winter production! The demand for locally grown vegetables & fruit knows no season and the opportunity for innovative farmers to expand into the winter months is huge. This conference features national & regional presenters with hands-on experience in winter production. more...

Registration
deadline:

2/5/2019

Class size:

100

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
$35 for additional farm members

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Webster County
phone: 417-859-2044




2019 Grow Your Farm (Session 1 of 9)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
301 3rd Street, Hillsboro MO map...

Description:

Information on production techniques is relatively easy to find and use, but what many landowners need is help to develop the farm as a profitable business. With this in mind, Grow Your Farm is designed to assist you, the producer, in creating and planning your farm as a business.

This course will help you:

Identify and prioritize personal and family values and use them as the foundation for the farm mission statement and goals.
Learn how to "walk the farm" to assess the land and its facilities.
Learn to evaluate the feasibility of particular farm opportunities.
Understand the components of a business plan and create one of your own.
Understand financial aspects of a business plan and review popular tools to manage financial records.
Consider different types of agricultural marketing and draft a marketing plan.
Become familiar with a variety of legal issues that pertain to farming enterprises.
Network with other farmers.

Registration:

Call 636-797-5391 to register.

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Debi Kelly, KellyD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391