Thursday, March 16, 2023 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Presented by: Erich Weber, OMAFRA.
Crops Night: Thursday March 16th,
Livestock Night: Thursday March 23rd,
Direct to Consumer: Thursday March 30th.
Pick one or attend all. Each evening is from 7:00 - 9:00 pm, on Zoom.
Networking session for all participants: Saturday April 15th at the Rocklyn Community Centre, 1:00 - 5:00 pm. Course fee: $20.00, networking session is free.
Starting a farm in Ontario can be a daunting task. This course will walk you through the different stages that you will have to deal with when trying to start your new farm business. This course is broken into three different webinars:
March 16, 2023 the course will focus on people who are interested in starting a crop based farm (ie. corn, soybeans, grapes, apples, etc.).
March 23, 2023 the course will focus on people who are interested in starting a livestock based farm (ie. beef, turkey, sheep, goat, etc.).
March 30, 2023 the course will focus on people who are interested in starting a farm business that will sell their products direct to the consumer.
The three webinars will start at 7pm on each day and will go for approximately 2 hours and will cover such topics as:
On April 15, 2023 you are invited to attend a free in-person trade show where you can meet with different professionals across the agriculture industry who can help you make your future farm business succeed. The in-person trade show will be held at the Rocklyn Community Centre and will run from 1-5pm.