This program will walk through a farm planning workbook that will help a farmer determine their mission and vision, define their assets, set goals, and outline activities to achieve their goals. The objective of this program is to support your clients get organized, not waste money and resources so that they can focus their efforts on creating successful and viable farm enterprises.
|| Dr. Tamara Benjamin
|| Amy Thompson
Beginning Livestock & Poultry 101
This program covers multiple aspects of livestock and poultry production in order to raise healthy livestock and poultry for personal use or as a commercial business. Topics will include purposes of different species, processing, marketing and budgeting. More specific sessions on sheep, goats, cattle, swine, poultry, rabbits/cavies, and equine will also be held.
|| Mark Kepler
|| Dr. Marissa Erasmus
Grass to Garden
This program will equip communities, often composed of diverse audiences with little or no exposure to Purdue Extension, with interdisciplinary education and programming aimed at making successful agricultural and community development efforts and healthier communities with improved access to local food.
|| Karen Mitchell
|| Laurynn Thieme
This program covers multiple aspects of a successful farmers market for both market managers and market vendors. Content of the course includes market regulations, food safety, liability, sustaining a stable market, food assistance programs, and conflict management. This program promotes networking and follows outline of our Market Manager Toolkit and Market Vendor Toolkit publications.
|| James Wolff
(260) 481-6826| Miranda Edge
|| Amanda Mosiman
Keeping the Business in the Family
This program takes a holistic approach to succession in farm and family businesses. This signature program delves into strategic management, relationships, conflict management, managing stress, and ends with writing down a timeline and roadmap for the ownership and management transfer processes.
|| Dr. Maria Marshall
|| Renee Wiatt