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USDA SBIR Application Webinar Series - Developing Your Idea

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Part 2 in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) webinar series...In this webinar we’ll discuss how to develop your idea by identifying the opportunity/problem, a potential solution, and gaining the support of others. In addition, this module covers SBIR topic areas,...

USDA SBIR Application Webinar Series - Overview

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Part 1 in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) webinar series...This first webinar answers these important questions: What is the USDA Small Business Innovation Research program? Am I eligible to apply? What’s in it for me? What is the application process? What are...

Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) for Extension

Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

The webinar describes how Cooperative Extension can build a partnership with the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) to help small businesses be prepared and comply with regulations. Questions can be directed to the FSPCA Administrator, Dawn Johnson at...

EDEN and FEMA Introduce America's PrepareAthon!

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Abby Hostetler

America's PrepareAthon! was launched in 2013 as a national, grassroots campaign for action to increase community preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific drills, group discussions, and exercises. The goals of the campaign are to increase the number of individuals...

From Hobby to Entrepreneur - Taking the Leap!!

Friday, January 9, 2015 at 11:15 am EST

Taking the Leap - Going from Hobby to Entrepreneur - Becky Mannon, Kimball, Nebraska from +Bears-N-Woods shares what was the determining factor for her to go full time with her memory bears business! How she prepared herself to make that decision and what she did to make it...

Building a Food Coop

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 12:15 pm EST

Heidi Demars, Marketing Coordinator for the BisMan Food Coop, will discuss the challenges and successes achieved in building a local food coop. Involved since it started, Heidi has been at each step of the process including locating potential growers to finding a place to...

Friday 15 with Paul Brown, Brown's Ranch

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 12:15 pm EST

Paul Brown, Brown’s Ranch, will join us to discuss their operation and how they have moved into providing local food to a growing market. Brown's Ranch is a biodiverse operation that focuses on regenerating the landscape for a sustainable future. A part of Brown's Ranch is...

Hudson Valley Distillers - POB Friday 15 Chat

Friday, October 3, 2014 at 12:15 pm EDT

Thomas Yozzo and Chris Moyer met in college and became lifelong friends. The two friends for many years discussed ideas for starting a business together. Finally, they decided upon starting a distillery in the Hudson Valley Region of New York State. In March of 2014,...

"Green Agritourism" - Power of Business Friday 15

Friday, September 5, 2014 at 11:15 am EDT

Our September 5 Friday 15 guest is Beth Kennett, from Liberty Hill Farm, in Rochester, VT. Liberty Hill Farm is a 240-acre working dairy farm, that has been offering "farm vacations" to visitors from all over the world. Many of Liberty Hill's guest return year...

Going Wholesale - Power of Business Friday 15

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 12:15 am EDT

John Marquis was on a mission of creating a men’s shaving lotion, after he created the perfect combination, he started Ogallala Bay Rum by selling on eBay! Soon John discovered he was in the world of retail and wholesale! John will share what he learned about marketing and...

Operating a Restaurant

Friday, June 27, 2014 at 10:00 am EDT

Edgar Olivera, owner of The Harvest Brazilian Grille, talks about how he started his restaurant and developed it over time.

Power of Business - Asking for Advice -George Paul Vinegar

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 12:15 pm EDT

How can you ask for help? Hear how own owner gets it done.

Power of Business - Using Social Media at Fat Toad Farm

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 12:15 pm EDT

Chat with an owner to see how a value-added small farm successfully uses social media

Hudson Chatham Winery

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 12:15 pm EDT

Carlo and Dominique DeVito - A live chat on starting and operating a winery