Advanced Business Planning with Richard Wiswall
February dates TBD, 2017
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center
$100 per person; $135 for two people coming from the same farm. Lunch is included.
This one-and-a-half day workshop is designed to help both established and beginning farmers and is best suited for those with at least one year of farm production data or similar experience. The aims of the workshop are to plan for profit, examine YOUR farm enterprises, better understand financial statements and to learn about creating production and recordkeeping efficiencies. Attendees should come prepared with their farm's financials from the most recent season including your crop plan, income, expenses and sales figures as well as calculator and or computer.
The workshop covers the following topics:
- Planning for Profit
- Making a Profit on YOUR farm
- Enterprise Analysis
- Recordkeeping Strategies
- Creating Production Efficiencies
Instructor Richard Wiswall is the owner/operator of Cate Farm in Vermont and author of "The Organic Farmer’s Business Handbook."
Interested in a partial or full scholarship? Please fill out a scholarship application form by January 1st.
Maine Small Business Development Centers