Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Growing Your Farm Profits Workshop

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Growing Your Farm Profits


A Workshop for Individuals Interested in

Growing for Profit


Presented By:
The Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida

(SBDC at UNF) 


University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences-Duval Extension 

 (UF/IFAS Duval Ext) 

Growing Farm Profits

Saturday, December 3, 2011

8:30 am-2:30 pm

Duval County Extension Office

1010 N McDuff Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32254-2083


This program is designed for individuals who are interested in small-scale or urban agricultural production.  This course is open to interested citizens,  new or aspiring farmers, rural or urban landowners, small farmers, and farm families looking for new ideas.  The goal of this course is to help individual's develop real-life expectations for their agricultural business.  The topics include developing a business plan for your operation, marketing, financial considerations and regulations for selling products in Florida. 


Click here to read about Urban Agriculture in Northeast Florida 



Agenda at a glance:  


9:00-Tools for Small Farms
11:15-Legal Forms of Organization
12:45-Taxes & Recordkeeping
1:30-Rules & Regulations





Cost: $20 per person includes morning refreshments and lunch.  All participants will also receive a copy of the Beginning Farmers Resource Guide to help assist them in getting started. 


To Register contact the Duval County Extension Office at 904-255-7450 or the Small Business Development Center at 904-620-2476.



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Agribusiness Center

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of North Florida developed the Agribusiness Center to help small farmers grow their bottom lines. Starting a farm, buying or selling an existing operation or growing your farm to the next level, we can help! 


Duval County Ext.The small farms program in Duval County provides resources and programs highlighting opportunities for residents to participate in the local food system of Northeast Florida. This program seeks to assist small and mid-size landowners who are considering growing crops and animals for profit or personal use. It makes available the latest information designed for both beginning and experienced small farmers and ranchers.  Visit the small farms and alternative enterprises webpage at: 



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