Sessions Tagged With 'small farms'

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Getting started with selling to wholesale buyers

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm EDT

Selling to chefs, grocers, distributors, and other wholesale buyers is a great way to increase revenue on your farm. MSU Extension Educator Jae Gerhart will provide practical tips and important considerations for integrating wholesale into your marketing plan. This...

Getting started with small farm business start-up

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm EST

Wendy Wieland, MSU Product Center Innovation Counselor and MSU Extension Educator, has advised many people wanting to start farm businesses, emphasizing realistic goals. She will address the tough questions about your farm plans, markets, and the reasons why you want to farm....

Food Marketing Trends Webinar- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

Consumer food choices are constantly changing. Yet, some components of their choices, such as quality, value, and customer service should never be neglected. As we head into the summer session, let's look at what food trends have surfaced so far in 2018 and how that affects...

Equipment and facilities for managing manure on small farms

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Thomas Bass, Carissa Wickens, Jacquie Jacob, Michael Westendorf, Jeff Porter

The number of small farms is increasing in much of the country, ensuring up to date information is available is important to protect water and environmental quality. This month's webinar will focus on some of the farm and manure management needs of smaller farms. Discussion...

Connecting Health Insurance and Ag Viability

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:00 am EDT

Health, access to care and health insurance affect the vitality of agricultural enterprises and farm and ranch families, according to results from a national research project funded by the USDA. Designed for Extension, tax, loan, health and other agricultural advisors,...

Getting started with irrigation on your small farm

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm EDT

This program is part of a 23-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2016 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. This session will help you identify an appropriate irrigation system for your crops and what will be needed to build and operate it. ...

Getting started with compost production and use for the small and mid-sized farm

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm EDT

This program is part of a 23-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2016 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. Are you ready to include or improve composting at your farm? Learn efficient and effective techniques for making compost, as well as criteria for deciding when...

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...

Getting started with small farm equipment

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm EDT

This program is part of a 20-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2015 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. Getting started with small farm equipmentFred Springborn, MSU Extension Monday, April 27, 2015, 7-9pm (‘eastern time’) Many beginning farmers are not...

Farm Financial Planning "Give Yourself a Financial Check-Up"

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 10:00 am EST - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This webinar will discuss 20 ways that people can assess their personal financial progress and identify areas of their financial life that need improvement. Topics covered include financial quizzes, financial goal-setting, income and expense statements, net worth, debt...

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

Starting Up Small-Scale Organic Hops Production

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic and Michigan SARE for a webinar by Rob Sirrine of Michigan State University and Brian Tennis of the Michigan Hop Alliance on November 15, 2011 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and open to the public....