New and Small Farm College - Lima

Registration is for the 8 week period and includes course materials, meals and tour.

Jan 19: Getting Started: Goal setting, family matters, business planning, budgeting, resources

Jan 26: Appropriate Land Use – Walk the Farm

Feb 2: Sources of Assistance: Overview of County resources; OSU Extension, government agencies and programs, (i.e. CAUV, EQIP, Grants)

Feb 9: Legal, Insurance, Business Structure: Fence laws, liabilities, insurance needs

Feb 16: Natural Resources: Forestry, timber marketing, wildlife, ponds, etc.

Feb 23: Financial & Production Record -Keeping and Taxes: Balance sheet and record keeping

Mar 2: Marketing: Direct marketing, cooperatives, agri-tourism, bed & breakfast, niche markets

Mar 9: Extension/ Table Top Discussion: Ask the Extension expert, enterprise exploration of livestock and horticulture opportunities

Jan 26, 2017, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Deadline: 
Monday, January 2, 2017
Cost: 
$150
Location: 
OSU-Lima Campus, 124 Galvin Hall, 4240 Campus Drive, Lima
Contact: 
Mark Badertscher
419-674-2297