Monday, December 26, 2011

Upcoming Events in 2012

Farmer-to-Farmer Networking Breakfast
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 7:00-8:30 AM
Mel's Diner "The Back Room" 1730 Grass Valley Highway, Auburn
Join us for the first Placer/Nevada Farmer-to-Farmer networking breakfast of 2012. Come & meet other farmers and ranchers in Placer and Nevada counties. Enjoy a chance to relax and talk with other producers about issues affecting local agriculture. Full menu will be available, each producer will pay for his/her own breakfast, 18% tip will be added.
Please RSVP to Cindy Fake (cefake@ucdavis.edu) by 9 AM Jan. 3rd so we can give the restaurant a count. Hope to see you there!

Farm Marketing Academy

Friday, January 13th, 8 AM to 8 PM, and Saturday January 14, 8 AM to 5 PM.
UC Cooperative Extension, 11477 E Avenue, DeWitt Center, Auburn
Topics include:
· Growing for market
· Conducting market research
· Choosing your market strategy
· Prioritizing your markets
· Determining your market costs
· Determining your prices
· Managing your marketing risks
· Merchandizing and sales

$60 per person, meals included. Scholarships are available from the Placer Ag Futures Project.
Pre-registration is required, as class size is limited. Online registration at http://ucce.ucdavis.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=7735
For more information and scholarships, contact Cindy Fake, cefake@ucdavis.edu