We have a great two month line-up of workshops for you! Please share widely
with farmers you know - See our new Fall Workshop savings. Please see
workshop listings attached for your calendar postings too.

Join us for this high-powered line up of farmers sharing their lessons and
tricks of the trade on getting to the right scale for your farm.
Intensive Workshops for Farmers

- Learn from Successful Farmers -
- Visit Successful Farms  -
- Improve Your Business  -
*Want to Grow Your Farm Business?*
** NEW Fall Workshop Package **
$50 off when you sign up for Nov. 6, Dec. 3 & 10 Workshops

Scaling Up (or Down):
Finding and Getting to the Right Scale for Your Farm

*Sunday November 6th, 9am-5pm*
$150 for 1 person ($40 additional for a 2nd person from the same farm)**

Farm <> 5000 Boyden Dr.,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Workshop *Presenters:*
Tomm Becker - Sunseed Farm <>,
Nic Theisen - Loma Farm <>
Nic Welty - 9 Bean Rows Farm <>

If you are looking for ...

The best scale for your farm business to maximize success...

The right ratio of overhead and costs relative to sales and income...

Return on Investment (ROI) for your capital and equipment investments...

   Rules of thumb for infrastructure, equipment, management time, and labor
at small-medium-large farm scales...

Help strategizing about how to grow or right-size your operation...

...this workshop is for YOU!

More Workshop Details
Registration Limited           Sign up Now!

<>For Workshop Questions & Help*:*

Megan DeLeeuw – Farmer Field School Program Manager [log in to unmask]

Tom Cary - Farmer Field School Program Manager [log in to unmask] 616-916-9823



  <> * Saturday,
December 3rd, 9am - 5pm*
*Strategic Business Planning & Management:  Markets, Finances, Production,
HR and more *

*Saturday, December 10th, 9am - 5pm*
*Advanced Strategic Business Planning & Management:  Finances Deep Dive,
Strategic Investment, Capital Access, and Growth *

Thursday, December 14, 1pm - 4pm
*Farm Labor: Getting, Managing, and Keeping Good Labor for Your Farm*
*(NO CHARGE)   *

Workshop descriptions

*This material is based upon work that is supported by the National
Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under
award number 2015-70017-22856.*
*Copyright © 2016 MSU Student Organic Farm, All rights reserved.*

*Our mailing address is:*
MSU Student Organic Farm
1066 Bogue St
A288 Plant & Soil Science Bldg.
East Lansing, MI 48824

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