Starting & Developing a Farm Business in Florida - CANCELLED

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Farm Credit of Florida

12300 NW US HWY 441

Alachua, FL 32615

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The Starting & Developing a Farm Business in Florida workshops will help you assess your resources and readiness for farming, evaluate the suitability and feasibility of your farm enterprise, identify requirements for business registrations and tax obligations, and outline the components and development of a business plan and more. There will be two workshops held for the beginner farmer on starting a farm business and developing a strategic business plan. The workshops are offered in collaboration with the Small Business Development Center and Farm Credit of Florida.

You are encouraged to attend both events to get the most out of the content of the workshops.

  • Workshop 1: Starting a Farm Business in Florida
    August 25, 2020 (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
    Articulate your vision and goals; assess your resources; evaluate the suitability and feasibility of farm enterprises; and learn about business structures, registration, and regulations.
  • Workshop 2: Developing Your Farm Business Plan
    September 11, 2020 (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
    Conduct market research and a SWOT analysis. Develop a mission statement, marketing plan, operations plan, human resource plan, financial plan, and risk management plan.

Register for one or both workshops. The registration fee includes printed materials such as books and handouts (primary participant only), lunch, and refreshments. You can attend both workshops for $70.00 (primary participant) and $35.00 (secondary participant), or register to attend one workshop at $40.00 (primary participant) and $20.00 (secondary participant). Please register by August 21, 2020. A late fee of $10.00 will be applied to all registrations after August 21, 2020. There will be no refunds for the registration fee.

For more information regarding this program, contact Dr. Tatiana Sanchez, Commercial Horticulture Agent, at 352-955-2402.

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Farm Credit of Florida

12300 NW US HWY 441

Alachua, FL 32615

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