Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Farmer-to-Farmer Networking Breakfast
Wednesday, January 27th, 2016, 7:00 am - 9:00 am at the UC Cooperative Extension office 11477 E Avenue, in Auburn, CA
For commercial farmers and ranchers (or those intending to be)
Come get to know other farmers and ranchers in our area.  Enjoy a chance to relax and talk with other agricultural producers about farming and ranching issues. 

We’ll be talking about farm and ranch business record keeping, since this is the time of year most of you are putting together your records.  We’ll will highlight the most important financial records to keep and ways to keep office paper and numbers organized.

Buffet breakfast.  Cost is $10 per person, and reservations are required. Reservations and payment are online at http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=16987. Space is somewhat limited, so sign up early!

Also starting next week:

Farm Business Planning
Thursday evenings, 6-9 PM, January 28 thru March 3, 2016
This intensive 6-week, 7-session course is designed for established farm and ranch businesses, with at least one year of cost and sales figures.  Topics include mission and vision, business structure, economic analysis, operations planning, risk management, marketing strategies, and cash flow budgeting.
Limited to 8 businesses.
Cost is $50 per farm or ranch, up to 3 people, course materials included. For more information on the course, contact Cindy Fake, cefake@ucanr.edu