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Jumpstarting the Next Generation:Business Planning Workshop for Future Farm Leaders (Fall 2017)

  • Thursday, November 2, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Thursday, November 9, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Friday, November 17, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Thursday, November 30, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

A 4-Part Workshop in November (Nov. 2nd, Nov. 9th, Nov. 17th, Nov. 30th)

Classes held at the Roycroft Campus (in the Powerhouse building) at 21 South Grove Street, East Aurora, NY 14052.  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Space is limited to 20 participants so register early!! 

Cost: $130 per person / $160 for two people, if from the same farm (the cost will cover lunch & materials for all four days).

Agenda for Jumpstarting the Next Generation

Day 1-Thursday, November 2

Speakers: Lynn Oswald, Bree Bacon (NCCC)

Accounting 101 and Record keeping basics

Understanding a profit and loss statement

Cash flow statements

Business planning

Lender Criteria – Farm Credit; Paul Webster or Associate

Day 2-Thursday, November 9

Marketing – Dr. Susan McCartney and Dhannayia Johnson (Buffalo State SBDC)

Meyer’s Briggs Results and Activities – Larry Van De Valk, LEAD NY

Day 3-Friday, November 17

Labor – NYS Department of Labor – Kristen Hibit, kristen.hibit@labor.ny.gov

  • Legal hiring requirements
  • Definition of a seasonal hire
  • Minimum wage requirements
  • Unemployment Insurance-SIF
  • Workers comp-SIF
  • Farm Worker safety
  • Clarifying rules on unpaid labor
  • Rules on hiring family

HR – Diane Held (CCE Erie) and Megan Burley

Day 4-Tuesday November 30

Business Structure

Insurance

Local tour of farm to table business

Farm Net Succession planning

  • Family communications
  • Estate planning
  • Establishing a farm team

TO REGISTER, please click here.

Fee

Cost: $130 per person / $160 for two people, if from the same farm (the cost will cover lunch & materials for all four days)

Contact

Megan Burley
Farm Business Management Educator
msb347@cornell.edu
(716) 652-5400 x138

Location

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County
21 South Grove St.
East Aurora, NY 14052