Specialty Crop Beginning Farmer Workshop

March 19, 2016
9:45 am to 3:15 pm
Chester County Economic Development Council, Eagleview Corporate Center, 737 Constitution Drive Exton, PA 19341

PA Farm Link is sponsoring this workshop designed to help Specialty Crop Beginning Farmers succeed in their farming endeavors. By attending this workshop, beginning farmers can learn of resources in their communities to help them with their farm operation plans as well as network with other farmers in their area.

Tentative Agenda for the program:

Business and Market Planning Resources

Proper Lease Documents and Leasing Options, Mr. Sean High, PSU Ag Law

Land Options Through PA Farm Link Database

Financial Resource Information for Beginning Farmers

Insurance Needs of Farmers Producing and Selling Food Grade Crops

Accounting and Record-keeping Tools

Crop Insurance, A Risk Management Tool

Conservation and NRCS Cost Share Program

FSA, What Programs are Available

Specialty Crop Beginning Farmer Workshop Flyer