AGRICULTURAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: BUILDING A BUSINESS PLAN

Course # 4470- BUSPD 162

Students will begin building a working business plan for their agricultural operation. Topic will include record keeping, cash flow analysis and management, market research, risk management strategies and insurance, tax management, financing your operation and USDA conservation programs that help offset infrastructure costs. Students should have some experience farming and a basic understanding of business management.

BEGINNING SUSTAINABLE SMALL FARMING AND RANCHING

Course # 9106 – BUSPD 160

Students will learn how to apply successful whole farm management principles to a small farm operation. Learn about farm site location and layout, soil management, growing crops and animals, farm and crop insurance, finance and taxes, marketing and value added product development. This class takes the guesswork out of your dream.
Class Dates: Tuesday nights, January 5-March 15, 6-9:00 pm
Place: Spokane Community College, Building 8, 1810 N Greene St, Spokane, WA
Instructors: WSU and Spokane Conservation District faculty and staff and community experts
Tuition: $125/person. VETERANS/Active Duty; $50/person*.

Registration:

Spokane Community College:
Go to Online Registration and click on Business/Professional
OR call (509) 279-6030 or (800) 845-3324.
*Veterans please call in your registration for reduced tuition rate.

 

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Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication or program information or reasonable accommodation need to contact Spokane County Extension at 222 N Havana Spokane WA 99202; (509) 477-2048 at least two weeks prior to the beginning this educational series.