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Richard Wiswall


Business Planning with Richard Wiswall
February 23 & 24, 2015

Monday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm;
Tuesday - 9:00 am to noon

MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center
$75 per person; $35 extra for another person from the farm. Includes lunch.
Walk-ins are welcome.

This one and a half day workshop is designed to help those who have one year of farm production data or similar experience and are ready to sharpen their pencil and get a better handle on their business. Please bring pen, paper, and a calculator. If possible bring your financials from the 2014 season including crop plan, income & expenses and sales figures.

The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Planning for Profit
  • Making a Profit on YOUR farm
  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Your marketing strategies
  • Enterprise Budgeting

Instructor Richard Wiswall is the owner/operator of Cate Farm in Vermont and author of The Organic Farmer’s Business Handbook.


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