Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Intro to Farm Business Planning: 1-day Workshop
Friday, November 4, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM, UCCE office, Auburn
This one-day intensive workshop is designed for beginning farm and ranch businesses, with at least one year of sales. Topics include farming as a business, marketing strategies, regulations, financial & risk management, cash flow, and action planning.
$15 per person, lunch and course materials included. Space is limited to 8 businesses (up to 2 people per farm or ranch), so please register early if you are interested.
For questions or more information contact Cindy Fake,
This workshop is supported by grants from the Western Extension Risk Management Education program and the USDA Farm Service Agency.

Sign up by Friday for:
Potluck, lecture and discussion with Tom & Denesse Willey of TD Willey Farms (
Wednesday, October 19th, 20166-9 PM Auburn Veterans Hall, 100 East St, Auburn

Join us for a potluck dinner and take the opportunity to learn from Tom and Denesse Willey, pioneers of organic agriculture. Tom and Denesse are entertaining and eloquent speakers with more than 35 years of experience growing and selling fruits and vegetables in the San Joaquin Valley. Come and learn from people who know what it takes to make a living as farmers.
The event is open to anyone who operates a commercial farm in Placer, Nevada, and surrounding counties. Space is limited, so reservations are required.

It’s free, but it is a potluck! Please bring a dish to feed 8 people. We will provide tableware and soft drinks.
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A-I Salad
J-R Main dish
S-Z Dessert
Registration is required. Sign up at