New in Agriculture? Apply for the Beginning Farmer Institute

The National Farmers Union Beginning Farmer Institute offer an annual training for  new farmers across the United States.

If you are interested in this program, send your application by March 3oth of 2017.

Some topics of this training are:

Finding Capital Cutting Costs, Reducing Inputs Marketing Your Crop (Wholesale) Direct Marketing Your Crop (Retail) Marketing, Public Relations and Advertising Your Business, Sole Proprietorship, LLC or S Corp? Record Keeping and Tax Preparation for Farmers Taking the Reins: Direction After the Family Farm is Transitioned, How to Conduct Research Understanding USDA Programs How to be Effective on a Board of Directors and Why it is Important that Your Voice is Heard.

This program is brought to you the National Farmers Union Foundation, Farm Credit, FUI Foundation, CoBank and CHS Foundation.

More information at:

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