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June 4th - CT Pomological Society Twilight Meeting and Field Day
Beginning at 5 pm with the field day – vendors, equipment and exhibitors; followed by dinner and an educational meeting. Pesticide credits provided.
Belltown Hill Orchards, Matson Hill Rd, South Glastonbury.

June 19th - CT Grape Growers and Wine Council Twilight Meeting
Beginning at 5 pm at Paradise Hill Vineyards, 15 Wind Swept Hill Rd,

Other Farmer Workshops and Trainings:

Solid Ground Farmer Trainings

Farm Business Planning

Farm business planning involves developing goals for the business, describing approaches to achieve specific goals, and evaluating how well the goals have been achieved. Information from this process is used to revise existing goals or create new ones and identify ways to implement them. Farm business planning is an ongoing process that combines a medium- to long-range perspective with implementation and evaluation activities. The sites listed below will provide excellent help to develop a business plan.

These sites provide general information on farm business planning. Each site opens the door to an array of related topics.

These sites provide more specific information on business planning. Please refer to the brief web site description for more details.




The Farm Risk Management and Crop Insurance website has been developed as part of a Targeted States Crop Insurance Education/Information Partnership conducted by the University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension System in collaboration with the Risk Management Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture.


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