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EVENTS

Click to view the full 2018 USDA-RMA Program Calendar

 

April 25th - One-on-One Advising Session, 9:00am-3:30pm, New London County Extension Center, Norwich, CT. Contact:mackenzie.white@uconn.edu or 860-875-3331

 

May 3rd - CT Farm Bureau Workshop, "Money Grows on Trees: Managing Your Woodland for Profit & Conservation", 7-9pm, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam, CT. Contact: Nancy Barrett nancy.barrett@uconn.edu


May 9th - CT Farm Bureau Workshop, "GOT LAND? NEED LAND?", 7-9pm, Scout Hall, East Windsor, CT. Contact: Nancy Barrett nancy.barrett@uconn.edu

 

July 25th - CNLA Summer Field Day, 8:30am- 3:00pm, CT Agricultural Experiment Station Lockwood Farms, Hamden, CT Contact: joseph.bonelli@uconn.edu

 

Sept. 27th - CT Farm Bureau Workshop "Agritourism for Land Use", 7-9pm, Woodstock Town Hall, Woodstock, CT. Contact: Nancy Barrett nancy.barrett@uconn.edu

 

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.

Diversification

Marketing

  

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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