Tilling the Soil of Opportunity
a National NXLevel Business Planning Course delivered by a certified instructor
What’s next for your farm business?Prepare a professional business plan and get your farm business on the right track! Tilling the Soil of Opportunity is designed to help you test your ideas, explore new marketing opportunities, and develop a business and marketing plan specific to your farm. Participants will assess their resources, develop marketing strategies, understand financials, learn how and where to get funding for their businesses, and network with other farmers. This is an intense course that will require at least 45 hours of your time!
Session Outline:* Take stock of your resources * Basic equipment required * Legal terrain *
* Manage from the ground up * Plant it, grow it, market it! * Reap the benefits - marketing strategies *
* Get your budgets in line * Analyze These: Cash Flow & Financial Statements *
* Cultivate your money resources * Harvest your future *
Tilling the Soil of Opportunity is aimed at those individuals who have started or are thinking about starting an agricultural-based venture that is not tied to large-scale commodity-style production. The course features individual assistance in all areas of business planning as well as networking opportunities with other farmers. If you are unsure of your farming goals, please consider the course Exploring the Small Farm Dream.
Five days , from 10 am - 4 pm
or Ten evenings, from 6 pm - 9 pm
$400 - Non-members
Those who have farmed for 10 years or less may be eligible for a full scholarship! Visit the scholarship webpage for more information.
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Exploring the Small Farm Dream Graduates receive Just enter the discount code "ESFD" at checkout.
Complete your business plan and receive a !
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