Women Planning Ag Businesses Class | In Person and Virtual via Zoom | Begins Saturday, January 16, 2021
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Women in Ag program is holding Women Planning Ag Businesses Class beginning Saturday, January 16, 2021 in person and via Zoom. continuing Feb. 6, March 6, April 3 from 8:30 a.m.-Noon. Additional virtual meetings will be held via Zoom on Thursdays, Jan. 21, Feb. 18, March 14 and April 15 from 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $75.
What is Women Planning Ag Businesses?
Thoughtful planning improves business success. This course is for women interested in exploring, starting, or expanding a farm or rural business. It offers a step-by-step approach for developing business plans for local foods, family farm growth or transition, rural businesses such as arts, sales, or transportation, and more. The course includes four in-person sessions and four online sessions. In-person sessions may be attended online if preferred or necessary. The course covers production methods, new markets, job descriptions, cash flow and other topics important to building a profitable business. Women will access valuable resources and support while writing their personal business plan.