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Wednesday, June 25, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cuyahoga Valley farm planning course

Countryside Conservancy is offering a class, Planning and Financing For Your Farm, designed to assist beginning farmers with creating a business plan and securing financing for their business. The first portion of the class, taught by Tracy Emrick of Countryside Conservancy, will cover all aspects of planning a farm business, including creating a mission statement, analyzing the competition, marketing, planning your operations, and more. The second portion, taught by Rob Ziemkiewicz of Farm Credit Mid-America, will discuss the importance of record keeping, balance sheets, projections, and what typical lenders look for in a loan candidate, as well as options for non-traditional financing. This class is ideal for beginning farmers, but will also be very beneficial to existing farmers looking to grow their business.

Church in the Valley
2241 Everett Rd
Peninsula, OH

More information: http://www.cvcountryside.org

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