Business Planning with Richard Wiswall
February 23 & 24, 2015
Monday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm;
Tuesday - 9:00 am to noon
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center
$75 per person; $35 extra for another person from the farm. Includes lunch.
Walk-ins are welcome.
This one and a half day workshop is designed to help those who have one year of farm production data or similar experience and are ready to sharpen their pencil and get a better handle on their business. Please bring pen, paper, and a calculator. If possible bring your financials from the 2014 season including crop plan, income & expenses and sales figures.
The workshop will cover the following topics:
- Planning for Profit
- Making a Profit on YOUR farm
- Understanding Financial Statements
- Your marketing strategies
- Enterprise Budgeting
Instructor Richard Wiswall is the owner/operator of Cate Farm in Vermont and author of The Organic Farmer’s Business Handbook.
Maine Small Business Development Centers