Extension to Teach Farm, Food Business Planning

12/22/2012 7:00 AM

YORK, Pa. — “Your Future in Focus” is an eight-evening Penn State Extension workshop series designed to teach farmers and food business owners the necessary steps of setting goals and objectives for their enterprise by drafting a written plan.

Guest speakers, presentations and the curriculum will focus exclusively on agricultural and food businesses and the opportunities and risks that these types of ventures bring.

This program will be co-sponsored by Horn Farm Center, and sessions will be held in its farmhouse at 4945 Horn Road in York on Monday nights from Jan. 14-March 11.

Topics will include goal setting, marketing, human resources, legal issues/regulations and finances.

The fee is $175 for all eight classes (and $75 for additional family members or employees who will share the same materials). To sign up, go to http://agsci.psu.edu/yfif/york or call 717-270-4391, by Jan. 7.

For more information, contact co-instructor Winifred McGee at wwm1<\@>psu.edu or 717-270-4391.

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