EVENT REGISTRATION – NEW MEXICO FARMERS’ MARKETING ASSOCIATION
December 5th AND 12th – Grow Your Farming Business
Grow Your Farming Business
Increase your understanding of businesses practices that will help your farm thrive! Join this two-day, hands-on workshop, presented by Ann Adams of Holistic Management International, and learn the intricacies of business practices that can enhance your farming operation. Be sure to bring your financial records — including things like sales, profits, losses, inputs, etc — to make the most out of this workshop!
The two-day workshop will cover:
• Basic goal setting techniques and analysis tools for your farm
• Understanding key employment issues
• Key financial principles and practices
• Enterprise analysis tools
• Enterprise and business investment tools
• Annual production plan basics
• Marketing plan basics
• Simple strategic plan template for SMART goal development
• Basic risk management analysis
YOUR TRAINER: Ann Adams has been a Holistic Management Certified Educator since 1998 and has practiced and taught Holistic Management® in multiple capacities for 20 years. She currently serves as HMI’s Executive Director and is responsible for day-to-day management as well as strategic planning. Ann has facilitated classes onsite and distance learning classes, taught workshops, and presented at conferences. She has written countless articles, helped develop agriculture-based software for financial and grazing planning and a Holistic Cropping Planning Manual, and written a training handbook, At Home with Holistic Management: Creating a Life of Meaning, published in 1999. She owns a small farm in the Manzano Mountains, southeast of Albuquerque, New Mexico where she raises goats and chickens.
AUDIENCE: Small to mid-size produce, fruit, and flower growers
DATES: Tuesday, December 5 and Tuesday, December 12. Attendees MUST be able to attend BOTH classes; this is a two-part training.
TIME: 9 AM – 5 PM (both days)
WHERE: Mid Region Council of Government (MRCOG), 809 Copper Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
COST: FREE for members of the NMFMA. A farmer membership is $25/year. Due to limited seating, only one representative from each member farm may attend free of charge. Additional attendees pay $75 (for both days) and will be wait-listed until open registration closes on Nov. 28.
FOOD: Snacks and beverages will be provided. Brown bag lunches are suggested.
ATTENDEES: Maximum of 30 people. Register today!Registration ends on November 28, 2017
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