10/25/17: Selling Your Farm Eggs to Retail Outlets
Direct Marketing Shell Eggs to Retailers, Wholesalers, and Food Service Facilities in Maryland
There is a strong consumer demand for locally produced foods including a call for more locally produced eggs. Real profit potential exists for Maryland egg producers to expand their markets in to retail, wholesale and Food Service Facilities in Maryland.
However, shell egg sales must meet several requirements for grading, packaging, labeling, invoicing and transportation protocols. This webinar will detail those requirements as well as provide links to agencies and resource providers concerning shell egg sales to retailers, Wholesalers and food service facilities in Maryland. This information can help egg producers expand their marketing beyond the direct to consumer market channel.
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Mike Reichenbach, EdD University of Minnesota Extension Professor
Mike has Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Forestry from the University of Illinois. To gain a better understanding of teaching he obtained an Education Doctorate in Teaching and Learning from University of Minnesota Duluth in 2015. His dissertation, Fostering Transformative Learning in an Informal Collaborative Process, explored the links between learning and action. Mike has 37 years of experience in forestry and allied fields. Mike grew up in Illinois and worked for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources as an urban forester. Mike moved to Oregon (twice), living there for a total of 14 years and working as a forestry consultant and Extension educator. The past 17 years he has lived in Minnesota and enjoys canoeing and picking the mandolin. As an Extension educator, he focuses his teaching on forest health and protecting working forests. As part of his work, he has helped landowners develop plans for the transfer of their land from one generation to the next.
Becky Hagen Jokela, M.S. University of Minnesota Extension Professor
Becky Hagen Jokela is a Regional Extension Educator and Professor in Family Resource Management, University of Minnesota Extension, Cloquet Regional Office, Cloquet, MN. Her degrees include a B.S. and M.S. Degree in Family and Consumer Science Education from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin. In addition, Becky completed an accreditation with the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education, and is an Accredited Financial Counselor; holds a Family Life Certification and teaching license in Family and Consumer Science plus a Reading Certification.
Mike Reichenbach, Rebecca Hagen Jokela
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