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Sustainable Agriculture

Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program

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Small Farm Business Planning

Developed in partnership with the UGA Small Business Development Center, the Georgia Department of Agriculture, and Georgia Organics. The topics covered in the sessions:

  • Lessons from Small Farm Success
  • Considerations Before Starting
  • Market Feasibility
  • Financial Feasibility
  • Financial Record-Keeping
  • The Business Plan
  • Developing Financial Projections
  • The Farmers’ Perspective
  • Selling Your Product – The 4 Ps of Your Marketing Mix
  • Licensing, Regulations, Certifications
  • Risk Management

This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture under award number 2015-70017-22861. It is a partnership between UGA, Georgia Organics, Fort Valley State University, UGA Small Business Development Center, AgSouth, Georgia Department of Agriculture, and the Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association.