This document provides an outline for a business plan for farmers. Includes income, weekly sales, and expenses. Beginner. Other keywords: Finance, Entrepreneur
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This document provides a list of sources for financing and loans for farmers. Sources include microloans, the Farm Service Agency, and banking institutions. Advanced. Key words: Finance, Entrepreneur.
This guide helps facilitators teach a class about CSAs and how to find others to join a CSA. Beginner. Keywords: CSA
This document assists trainers in teaching crop planning including: the importance, the process, choosing the right crops, and creating a planting schedule. Advanced. Keywords: Planning, Production, Vegetables
Word document of example risk management plans. Based off questions from New American Sustainable Agriculture Project's risk management checklist. All Regions. English Level: Beginning. Farming Level: Beginning. Literacy Level: Low. Key words: risk management.
Word document of questions used to guide farmers through a risk management assessment and action plan for production, marketing, finances, legal, an human resources. All regions. English level: Beginner. Farming level: Beginner. Literacy level: Pre.
This document is used to assess a farmer's performance in the farmer program. Includes recomendation for advancement. Beginner. Keywords: administrative, evaluation
This form allows employers to assess a farmer's progression throughout the season. Advanced. Assessment, land
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Word document sample agreement for farmer group use of a shared tiller machine. Outlines owners, responsibilities, and procedures for repairs and maintenance. All regions. English level: Intermediate. Farmer Level: Beginner. Literacy Level: Intermediate. Keywords: Equipment, Machine, Maintenance, Repairs.
This lesson plan assists trainers in teaching new farmers marketing and sales skills including marketing options, marketing research, and applying marketing research to business plans.