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Webinar: Using an LLC to Strengthen Your Farm Operation

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST

12/19/18: Using an LLC to Strengthen Your Farm OperationLimited Liability Companies (LLCs) are a popular form of business entity or organization. There are a number of ways an LLC can be used to strengthen a farming operation, including but not limited to, limiting...

Webinar: Farm Lease Agreements

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST

11/14/18: Farm Lease AgreementsA large number of farmland is leased in the Delmarva region with much of it being done on a handshake deal. Understanding leasing laws and developing a written lease can work to improve the landlord-tenant relationship and provide record for...

Webinar: Preparing Your Marketing Efforts for the Holidays

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

10/24/18: Preparing Your Marketing Efforts for the HolidaysRetailers seem to launch into the holiday marketing mode earlier each year, with most starting even before Halloween. We can take a page from their playbook and plan ahead too, particularly our social media marketing...

Webinar: Smart Choice Health Insurance Basics

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

10/10/18: Smart Choice Health Insurance BasicsChoosing the right health care insurance plan is important and can prevent large unexpected health care expenses. This webinar will increase your understanding of health insurance and provide strategies for selecting a health care...

Social Media & Email Marketing Tips to Increase Farm Market Sales

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

In this webinar, Pam Knights, branding strategist and marketing communications specialist, talks about how to step up your game in social media and email outreach to more effectively promote direct sales at your farmstand and/or farmers markets. The five points she will...

Ag Safety for Women

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

Summer is a great time to engage kids on the farm while keeping them safe. Join us for a webinar to hear how you can nurture kids' passion for farming while making sure they stay out of harm's way on your agricultural operation. Farm Safety For Just Kids Education Director...

Risk Management and Your Agritourism Business

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Gigi Neal

Agritourism and farm-based educational enterprises have become an important part of the U.S. economy. People are interested in how their food is produced and want to make connections with their local farmers. As important as it is to foster relationships with customers, it's...

Balancing Competing Commitments

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Margaret Viebrock

Join Margaret Viebrock of Washington State University Extension as she shares ways to balance your busy farm life schedule. Learn how to conquer the clutter in your life and then get rid of your biggest time wasters.It may sound easy, but without a plan, it never happens. ...

Machinery Sharing: Scaling Up Production for Small Farm Growers

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

Learn about strategies small-scale growers are using to scale up production through equipment-sharing models. Topics will include: what to share, how to structure sharing agreements, finding and choosing partners, and potential challenges faced by case study examples. Please...

Marketing Your Products - Turning Samples into Sales

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

Providing product samples is a great way to help increase sales at your farmers market booth or farm stand. However, it is also important to do it in a way that does not give away all your product (and therefore profits!) and that also will provide a safe product that...

Heart of the Farm – Why Women’s Unique Family and Farm Business Roles Matter

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 12:00 pm EST

Women bring different perspectives, values and priorities to the table. This webinar will focus on what aspects of rural life are important to women, how they learn, and how that influences decision-making with regard to production, marketing and land management practices. ...

By the Numbers - What the 2012 Census of Ag Tells us about Women Farm and Ranch Operators

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 12:00 pm EST

What does the 2012 Census of Ag tell us about women in agriculture? Where are women farmers? What changes have taken place in the landscape since 2007 and 2002?Virginia Harris of NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service) will discuss the changing demographics of...

Leading the Way – How Women are Changing Board Rooms and Rural Landscapes

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:00 pm EST

More than ever before, we see women manage farms and ranches, lead agricultural policy, and work at the helm of agribusinesses. The number of farms and ranches owned and operated by women has been steadily increasing over the past several years. In this webinar, Dr. Jewel...

Direct Marketing Meats

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT

Are you new to direct marketing meats? Not sure how to fill out a cut sheet or what questions to ask your butcher? During this webinar, we'll hear from a meat processor and a farmer about how to increase profitability from your direct market meat sales. We'll talk about how...

Your Body, Your Tools

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT

Women's bodies are different from men's. The tools women use should be different too! Learn more about how the ergonomics of farming and how the right moves and tools can help women farmers avoid injuries and pain. Ann Adams and Liz Brensinger of Green Heron Farms in New...