Are you a Beginning Farmer or Rancher or do you know one?
Beginning Farming Academy
March 16 and 17, 2012
Friday 8 AM to 8 PM and Saturday 8 AM to 5 PM
UC Cooperative Extension, 11477 E Avenue, DeWitt Center, Auburn
If you're thinking about starting a small-scale farm or ranch, this class is for you! Learn from local producers and agricultural experts.
· Assessing your resources
· Market-driven farming: learn how to do the market research you need before deciding on crops or species
· Fundamentals of a farm business plan
· Introduction to economic analysis tools: planning for profit in your new farming or ranching business
Class is limited to 15, so if you are interested, apply ASAP, as it is filling up!
Cost $60 per person, meals included. Scholarships are available from the Placer Ag Futures Project.
For application and more information, please contact UCCE Farm Advisor Cindy Fake at (530) 889-7385, firstname.lastname@example.org