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7 $ecrets of Effective Farmers Webinar Series

Effective farm business management, marketing, and planning

Beginning farmers, value-added agriculture entrepreneurs, and all farm operators are invited to participate in a free “lunch and learn” webinar series starting in April. The series will cover a variety of topics related to effective farm business management, marketing and planning.

Webinars will be held the first Thursday of each month from April through October 2020 at 11 a.m.-noon Central/noon-1 p.m. Eastern.

Topics and Speakers

April 2, 2020
Farm Tax Filing Tips
Alan Galloway, University of Tennessee Extension
Presentation – PDF  |  Video

May 7, 2020
Business Planning and Recordkeeping
Adam Hopkins, University of Tennessee Extension
Presentation – PDF  |  Video

June 4, 2020
Budgeting
Les Humpal, University of Tennessee Extension
Presentation – PDF  |  Video

July 2, 2020
Marketing for Value-added or Niche Products
Megan Leffew, Center for Profitable Agriculture
Presentation – PDF  |  Video

August 6, 2020
Risk Management
Aaron Smith, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture
Presentation – PDF  |  Video

September 3, 2020
Labor Management
Charley Martinez, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture
Presentation – PDF  |  Video

October 1, 2020
Succession Planning
Danny Morris, University of Tennessee Martin
Presentation – PDF  |  Video

Links to participate in the webinars will be emailed to registered participants prior to each session. Participants will be asked to complete an evaluation form for each session they attend and a follow-up evaluation for the series. The follow-up evaluation will ask how they have implemented the information learned.

Contact Iris Cui with questions at
xcui10@utk.edu or 931-648-5725

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