FarmLink Business Skills Camp

Register today for the 
FarmLink Business Skills Camp
 
Series of four courses on October 3, 10, 17 and 24
 
3pm - 7pm
 
Sacramento: Exact location upon registration
 
Registration required: $80 for all four sessions (includes dinner and resources)
 
This four-part series will provide you with the tools you need to evaluate the overall business health of your farm or ranch. It will equip you to take specific actions to improve your knowledge or skills. Those who complete all four sessions will receive a zip drive with all materials, a certificate of completion, a one-on one-session with a farm credit specialist, and an hour of one-on-one technical assistance with the instructor.
 
Topics include:
 
How to structure your farm and ranch business
 
How the 2017 Tax Act changed the tax picture for small farmers and ranchers
 
How to track production, sales, and costs to maximize profitability
 
Understanding cash flow, credit, and building and preserving long-term wealth
 
Environmental Regulations, Food Safety, and Labor concerns
 
 
The course instructors are Poppy Davis and Alan Haight. Poppy is a former CPA with a law degree who specializes in business training for small farms and ranchers. Alan successfully established a diverse ten-acre farm in Nevada County in 2001 and recently transitioned farm operations to a beginning farmer.
 
This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number 2017-70017-26886.

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