Risk Management Training for Beginning Farmers in Kentucky

Risk Management Training for Beginning Farmers, Kentucky, 2013

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is accepting registration from new and beginning farmers who want to attend its two-day: “Farm Foundations: Planning for Success” Risk Management Training for Beginning Farmers. July 12-14, 2013 50 Lair street, Mt Vernon, KY 40456 Free lodging is available for workshop attendees at CAP in Mount Vernon, Kentucky at the Christian Appalachian Project Service Learning facility. Join NCAT for a 2 1/2 day workshop focused on business planning, identifying markets, and specialty crop production. Activities will include classroom instruction, a farm tour, and hands-on high tunnel construction experience. The workshop is open to new and beginning farmers. Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who are interested in farming are encouraged to attend. Registration is $65 and includes all meals for the workshop, workshop activities, educational resources, and local transportation. For more information about NCAT’s “Farm Foundations” workshop series, please contact Margo Hale at margoh@ncat.org or (479) 442-9824. To register, please click here.

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