Event Details


April 28 - May 1, 2020




Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Program

Jolie Hibit

Minding Your Marketing Ps, Qs (and Cs) Begins with a Marketing Plan

April 28 - May 1, 2020

On-Line Series, April 28, 29 and May 1

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County is offering a guided online workshop series for anyone interested in gaining foundational knowledge about creating a marketing plan for agricultural businesses. The series will be led by Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Business Management Specialist and Team Leader for the Southwestern New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team.
The series will take place beginning Tuesday morning, April 28, 2020 with viewable and downloadable materials that will be made available to a Facebook users group (details will be available to registered participants). Workshop activities will be completed independently followed by a 30-45 minute evening discussion and daily wrap-up chat. This format will be repeated on Weds., April 29th and again on Friday, May 1st.

Registration fees are waived for this series.
Beginning farmers, tribal members and staff, veterans/military families as well as individuals of all backgrounds and farming/market gardening experience levels are encouraged to attend.

Register online or contact Jolie Hibit at jah663@cornell.edu.

For more information regarding this workshop, please contact:
John Whitney~ 716-796-3204 or email jrw44@cornell.edu

Accommodations for persons with special needs may be requested by contacting:
Jolie Hibit~ jah663@cornell.edu at least 3 days prior to the start of the series. 

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