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.

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)**

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!

For Workshop Questions & Help:

Megan DeLeeuwFarmer Field School Program Manager [log in to unmask]  734-718-5506

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

Website: www.msuorganicfarm.org/farmer-field-school.html



  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

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.

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