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Women in Grains Farming and Business Workshop

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Women in Grains Farming and Business Workshop

Time: August 21, 2018 from 9am to 3pm
Location: Travelodge Belleville
Street: 11 Bay Bridge Road
City/Town: Belleville
Website or Map: https://takeanewapproach.ca/e…
Event Type: business, workshop
Organized By: Ashley Honsberger
Latest Activity: Jul 31, 2018

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Event Description

Join us for two days of learning. 

Tuesday August 21, 2018

Day 1

Financial Analysis I – Donna Archer from Maizing Acres will walk us through an easy to use and effective cost of production resource to reveal where profit is found and lost!

Whole Farm Risk Assessment – Rob Hannam from Synthesis Agri-food Network covering the various areas of potential risk on your farm from human capital to building maintenance.

Tuesday August 28, 2018

Day 2

Grain Marketing – how to set up a marketing plan and some tools you can use to better track and understand what a good plan should include.

Financial Analysis II – How can you work better with your banker? What are the financial statements telling you about the health of the business?

Register for both days to receive $10.00 off registration.      Register Here 

Based on a Farm Strategy Roadmap tailored for your operation, join us for two days of practical, actionable learning that will leave you with good understanding and new insights into the business side of your farm operation.

Contact Ashley Honsberger at the Agri-food Management Institute for more information: Ashley@takeanewapproach.ca

This workshop is funded through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, a federal-provincial- territorial initiative.

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