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Starting a Farm is a Course

Starting a Farm

Ended Aug 29, 2020

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Full course description

The Starting a Farm short course is for aspiring and beginning farmers who are starting a farm business in Florida. The course covers farming goals; assessing your readiness and resources available; selecting suitable enterprises; business structures, registration, and regulations; and accessing land and financing. The course has two parts: (1) online activities & materials, August 14th to 27th, and (2) a live webinar on August 28th, 10:00 AM to noon. Instructors are from UF/IFAS Extension, the Small Business Development Center, and Farm Credit of Florida. 

Please contact Dr. Tatiana Sanchez ( or Dr. Kevin Athearn ( for more information.