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So You Want to Farm in Maine?
Posted By Amanda Miles On February 9, 2011 @ 12:09 pm In | Comments Disabled
This FREE webinar was held in the spring of 2013. Archived sessions are available.
The purpose of this course is to equip participants with the business knowledge and skills to start, adapt, and maintain a profitable land-based business. It is designed for people who want to start a profitable farm or expand their farm hobby to a profitable business.
This multi-session course was offered in March and April 2013 in webinar format. The webinars were free to those who register. If you were unable to attend the live session of the webinar, the archived sessions are available. It is recommended that you have a high-speed, reliable Internet connection.
Course texts can be purchased through the UMaine Extension publications online store :
Instructors for the course include Extension Educators Donna Coffin, Caragh Fitzgerald, Rick Kersbergen, Kathy Hopkins, Andrew Plant, and Dr. Jim McConnon, with guest instructors.
Session 1: Assessing Your Resources
Session 2: Financial: Enterprise Budgets
Session 3: Developing a Business Plan, Recordkeeping & Taxes
Session 4: Researching Your Markets
Session 5: Production Information: Resources, Agencies & Regulations
Session 6: Financing & Insurance
Session 7: Business and Estate Planning Attorney
Session 8: Equipment
Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension  in Penobscot, Piscataquis, Waldo, Kennebec, Aroostook, and Somerset Counties.
For more information or to request a disability accommodation, call 564.3301 or in Maine 1.800.287.1491.
Article printed from Cooperative Extension in Piscataquis County: http://umaine.edu/piscataquis
URL to article: http://umaine.edu/piscataquis/programs/so-you-want-to-farm-in-maine-2/
URLs in this post:
 UMaine Extension publications online store: http://extensionpubs.umext.maine.edu/
 Starting & Running Your Own Small Farm Business: http://extensionpubs.umext.maine.edu/ePOS/form=item.html&item=1035&store=413
 Farming Alternatives: http://extensionpubs.umext.maine.edu/ePOS/form=robots/item.html&item_number=1036&store=413&design=413
 Register online to see the archived sessions.: http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e7e4q4xchfy0i4an/start
 University of Maine Cooperative Extension: http://extension.umaine.edu/
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