This one-day workshop focuses on how to make your land work for you. Join us on March 9 to:
Get in-the-field habitat-management training. The morning field session will provide an opportunity for hands-on-training about wildlife habitat management as experts provide tips and show you examples. You will have the opportunity to ask questions throughout the tour.
Learn how to earn supplemental income from your land. We provide invaluable information about generating supplemental income from your property. Whether you have considered an outdoor business or already have a business that you wish to expand, the information at this workshop will help you.
Talk directly to experts. Dynamic presentations will allow you to ask questions and talk to legal experts, wildlife habitat specialists and more.
Learn about different outdoor businesses. Not sure what business might be right for you? We'll talk about the various types of outdoor businesses, including the pros and cons and income potential of each. Examples include outdoor recreation businesses such as hunting leases and agritourism.
Need more information about the NRE program? Visit the Natural Resources Enterprises program website for information about what they do. For information about how to start a business, how to operate a business, how to grow a business, and more, visit the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture System Cooperative Extension Service website and search for "wildlife enterprise" or look under the "Business and Communities" tab.
MSU is an AA/EOE employer. The Natural Resource Enterprises program is a partnership among Mississippi State University's Extension Service, Forest and Wildlife Research Center, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Outdoor business revenue potential and considerations
Premises liability and legal considerations
Wildlife habitat management
Opportunities to see management prescriptions on field tour
Registration deadline is March 2, 2017
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Winthrop Rockefeller Institute - Agriculture
Although it is for his leadership of the state that Gov. Rockefeller is best remembered, he first came to Arkansas not to govern but to farm. Situated on part of the original Winrock Farms property, the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute carries forward Gov. Rockefeller's important work as an agricultural innovator. The Institute brings together agriculture experts, scholars and practitioners to advance and share ideas and practices that can help sustain a rapidly growing and changing world through the coming century.