Mon Nov 25 2019

  • Reducing the Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes and Perinatal Illness for Female Agricultural Producers
    11:00am - 12:00pm
    Online at https://learning.agrisafe.org/products/reducing-the-risk-of-adverse-pregnancy-outcomes-and-perinatal-illness-for-female-ag-producers-live-november-25

    COST: Free but registration with AgriSafe is required
    Pregnancy and fertility are often not considered when women assume farm tasks. Pesticide and other chemical exposures, zoonotic diseases and heavy lifting particularly during childbearing years, present challenges.
    At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:

    1. Identify unique exposures/risks associated with farm tasks.
    2. Identify at least four reproductive health and safety issues for women.
    3. Locate three current evidenced based resources in the field of agricultural health
    4. Develop Hazard Map of work exposures.
    5. Select appropriate PPE for farm tasks to reduce or eliminate exposures and or risks.
    CONTACT: See more information and register at https://learning.agrisafe.org/products/reducing-the-risk-of-adverse-pregnancy-outcomes-and-perinatal-illness-for-female-ag-producers-live-november-25

Tue Dec 03 2019

  • So You Want to Be an Entrepreneur? (seminar)
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Billings Farm, Woodstock, VT

    COST: Free to young, beginning, small and veteran farmers. $25 per seminar or $175 for the whole series, with lunch and refreshments provided.

    Yankee Farm Credit is offering the Management Development Seminar series in December 2019 and January 2020, saying, “In today’s highly competitive ag environment, a firm grasp of business concepts can be the difference between success and failure. It’s essential that farmers are able to make educated decisions about their operations using
    financial information, market conditions, location, and available resources.”

    Topics for the 12/3 seminar include:

    · Work/life integration and balance
    • Self-employment
    • Personal and professional goals
    • Retirement and personal savings plans

    CONTACT: For more information contact: kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com<mailto:kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com> or call 800-639-3053, or visit yankeefarmcredit.com/seminar-registration<https://www.yankeefarmcredit.com/landing-pages/seminar-registration-page> to register.

Wed Dec 04 2019

Thu Dec 05 2019

  • Today's Farmers, Tomorrow's Watershed Contractors Workshop
    10:00am - 4:00pm
    Bridport Community Hall, 52 Crown Point Rd., Bridport

    COST: $30 for non-member. See link below for a list of membership price of $20

    Gather around the table with fellow farmers to discuss environmental measurement, market development and ecological economics. Learn about current field measurement & modeling methodologies as well as how to interpret the results. Participate in a lively discussion about the methods and merits of valuing and monetizing the ecological benefits of healthy topsoil.

    CONTACT: Registration is required at https://deepsoilathallandbreen.eventbrite.com and lunch will be served. If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Meghan at meghan@vtgrassfarmers.org<mailto:meghan@vtgrassfarmers.org>.

Fri Dec 06 2019

Tue Dec 10 2019

  • Management Skills (seminar)
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Billings Farm, Woodstock, VT

    COST: Free to young, beginning, small and veteran farmers. $25 per seminar or $175 for the whole series, with lunch and refreshments provided.

    Yankee Farm Credit is offering the Management Development Seminar series in December 2019 and January 2020, saying, “In today’s highly competitive ag environment, a firm grasp of business concepts can be the difference between success and failure. It’s essential that farmers are able to make educated decisions about their operations using
    financial information, market conditions, location, and available resources.”

    Topics for 12/10 include:
    • Internal and external teams
    • Secondary management
    • Training, feedback, and delegation
    • VITAMIN concept

    CONTACT: For more information contact: kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com<mailto:kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com> or call 800-639-3053, or visit yankeefarmcredit.com/seminar-registration<https://www.yankeefarmcredit.com/landing-pages/seminar-registration-page> to register.

Tue Dec 17 2019

  • Financial Management (seminar)
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Billings Farm, Woodstock, VT

    COST: Free to young, beginning, small and veteran farmers. $25 per seminar or $175 for the whole series, with lunch and refreshments provided.

    Yankee Farm Credit is offering the Management Development Seminar series in December 2019 and January 2020, saying, “In today’s highly competitive ag environment, a firm grasp of business concepts can be the difference between success and failure. It’s essential that farmers are able to make educated decisions about their operations using
    financial information, market conditions, location, and available resources.”

    Topics for 12/17 include:
    • Financial statements
    • Financial records and budgeting
    • Benchmarking
    • Financial indicators
    • Economic factors
    • Payroll, payables, and receivables

    CONTACT: For more information contact: kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com<mailto:kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com> or call 800-639-3053, or visit yankeefarmcredit.com/seminar-registration<https://www.yankeefarmcredit.com/landing-pages/seminar-registration-page> to register.

Tue Jan 07 2020

  • Marketing, Public Relations & Human Resources (seminar)
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Billings Farm, Woodstock, VT

    COST: Free to young, beginning, small and veteran farmers. $25 per seminar or $175 for the whole series, with lunch and refreshments provided.

    Yankee Farm Credit is offering the Management Development Seminar series in December 2019 and January 2020, saying, “In today’s highly competitive ag environment, a firm grasp of business concepts can be the difference between success and failure. It’s essential that farmers are able to make educated decisions about their operations using
    financial information, market conditions, location, and available resources.”

    Topics for 1/7 include:

    · Marketing plans

    · Public relations

    · Human resources

    · Hiring practices

    CONTACT: For more information contact: kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com<mailto:kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com> or call 800-639-3053, or visit yankeefarmcredit.com/seminar-registration<https://www.yankeefarmcredit.com/landing-pages/seminar-registration-page> to register.

Thu Jan 09 2020

Fri Jan 10 2020

Tue Jan 14 2020

  • Business Planning (seminar)
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Billings Farm, Woodstock, VT

    COST: Free to young, beginning, small and veteran farmers. $25 per seminar or $175 for the whole series, with lunch and refreshments provided.

    Yankee Farm Credit is offering the Management Development Seminar series in December 2019 and January 2020, saying, “In today’s highly competitive ag environment, a firm grasp of business concepts can be the difference between success and failure. It’s essential that farmers are able to make educated decisions about their operations using
    financial information, market conditions, location, and available resources.”

    1/14 topics include:
    • Writing a business plan
    • Developing a backup plan
    • SWOT analysis
    • SMART goals
    • Commitment to succeed

    CONTACT: For more information contact: kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com<mailto:kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com> or call 800-639-3053, or visit yankeefarmcredit.com/seminar-registration<https://www.yankeefarmcredit.com/landing-pages/seminar-registration-page> to register.

Wed Jan 22 2020

  • Preparing for Your Lender (seminar)
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Billings Farm, Woodstock, VT

    COST: Free to young, beginning, small and veteran farmers. $25 per seminar or $175 for the whole series, with lunch and refreshments provided.

    Yankee Farm Credit is offering the Management Development Seminar series in December 2019 and January 2020, saying, “In today’s highly competitive ag environment, a firm grasp of business concepts can be the difference between success and failure. It’s essential that farmers are able to make educated decisions about their operations using
    financial information, market conditions, location, and available resources.”

    1/22 topics include:
    • The 5 C’s of credit
    • Preparation
    • Common sources of lending
    • The credit continuum
    • Finding the right match

    CONTACT: For more information contact: kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com<mailto:kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com> or call 800-639-3053, or visit yankeefarmcredit.com/seminar-registration<https://www.yankeefarmcredit.com/landing-pages/seminar-registration-page> to register.

Tue Jan 28 2020

  • Taxes & Risk Management (seminar)
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Billings Farm, Woodstock, VT

    COST: Free to young, beginning, small and veteran farmers. $25 per seminar or $175 for the whole series, with lunch and refreshments provided.

    Yankee Farm Credit is offering the Management Development Seminar series in December 2019 and January 2020, saying, “In today’s highly competitive ag environment, a firm grasp of business concepts can be the difference between success and failure. It’s essential that farmers are able to make educated decisions about their operations using
    financial information, market conditions, location, and available resources.”

    1/28 topics include:
    • Tax planning
    • Tax preparation
    • Crop insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Property insurance
    • Risk mitigation

    CONTACT: For more information contact: kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com<mailto:kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com> or call 800-639-3053, or visit yankeefarmcredit.com/seminar-registration<https://www.yankeefarmcredit.com/landing-pages/seminar-registration-page> to register.

Tue Feb 04 2020

  • Succession Planning (seminar)
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Billings Farm, Woodstock, VT

    COST: Free to young, beginning, small and veteran farmers. $25 per seminar or $175 for the whole series, with lunch and refreshments provided.

    Yankee Farm Credit is offering the Management Development Seminar series in December 2019 and January 2020, saying, “In today’s highly competitive ag environment, a firm grasp of business concepts can be the difference between success and failure. It’s essential that farmers are able to make educated decisions about their operations using
    financial information, market conditions, location, and available resources.”

    2/4 topics include:
    • Succession planning/preparation
    • Transfer
    • Transition
    • Appropriate questions to ask
    • Common goals

    CONTACT: For more information contact: kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com<mailto:kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com> or call 800-639-3053, or visit yankeefarmcredit.com/seminar-registration<https://www.yankeefarmcredit.com/landing-pages/seminar-registration-page> to register.

Thu Feb 06 2020

Fri Feb 07 2020

Tue Feb 11 2020

  • Driving Profitability (seminar)
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Billings Farm, Woodstock, VT

    COST: Free to young, beginning, small and veteran farmers. $25 per seminar or $175 for the whole series, with lunch and refreshments provided.

    Yankee Farm Credit is offering the Management Development Seminar series in December 2019 and January 2020, saying, “In today’s highly competitive ag environment, a firm grasp of business concepts can be the difference between success and failure. It’s essential that farmers are able to make educated decisions about their operations using
    financial information, market conditions, location, and available resources.”

    2/11 topics:
    • The 5 key factors to profitability
    • Gross margin analysis
    • Diversification

    CONTACT: For more information contact: kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com<mailto:kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com> or call 800-639-3053, or visit yankeefarmcredit.com/seminar-registration<https://www.yankeefarmcredit.com/landing-pages/seminar-registration-page> to register.

Tue Feb 18 2020

  • Farming as a Business Panel Discussion
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Billings Farm, Woodstock, VT

    COST: Free to young, beginning, small and veteran farmers. $25 per seminar or $175 for the whole series, with lunch and refreshments provided.

    Yankee Farm Credit is offering the Management Development Seminar series December 2019 - February 2020, saying, “In today’s highly competitive ag environment, a firm grasp of business concepts can be the difference between success and failure. It’s essential that farmers are able to make educated decisions about their operations using
    financial information, market conditions, location, and available resources.”

    To conclude this 10-part seminar series, a farmer panel will review all past topics, and discuss the business of farming.

    CONTACT: For more information contact: kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com<mailto:kcoombs@yankeefarmcredit.com> or call 800-639-3053, or visit yankeefarmcredit.com/seminar-registration<https://www.yankeefarmcredit.com/landing-pages/seminar-registration-page> to register.

Wed Mar 04 2020

Wed Mar 18 2020

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Wed Oct 07 2020

Wed Nov 04 2020