Growing Farm Profits
Upcoming Southern SAWG Trainings

You've heard about our popular Annual Conference coming up this January in Little Rock … Before that big event, this fall Southern SAWG will co-host …

Growing Farm Profits

A One-Day Training For Horticultural Farmers Who
Are Ready To Take Steps To Improve Farm Profits

Growing great crops is just not enough
to make your farm economically sustainable.

Do you need to know how to increase profits?


November 5, 2011 in Norfolk, Virginia

December 3, 2011in Macon, Georgia

Learn to:

  • Identify critical decisions that determine your profitability
  • Price your products for appropriate markets
  • Track your expenses
  • Calculate profitability for your farm enterprises
  • Determine true costs of your production
  • Learn how to keep the right records
This is a training for farmers by farmers, using real-farm data to demonstrate practical ways to improve profitability.
Participants will take home farmer-friendly business tools for keeping records and making decisions that affect profitability.

Workshop Leaders:

Jim Munsch is a long-time Wisconsin farmer and an expert in farm finances. He has helped both conventional and organic vegetable and beef producers nationwide to improve their profits. Jim specializes in whole farm profitability.

Ellen Polishuk is a long-time Virginia vegetable grower whose farm will serve as a case study during the workshop, demonstrating real-life farm data gathering and how to use that data to make decisions that impact profitability.

This training is hosted by Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group,
in partnership with Virginia Association for Biological Farming and Georgia Organics, with support from Southern Risk Management Education Center.


Register Now!

Norfolk, VA Workshop
November 5, 2011

Macon, GA Workshop
December 3, 2011

To register for the VA workshop,
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or Contact
Patricia Stansbury
at (804) 272-0725
To register for the GA workshop,
Click Here
or Contact
Jonathan Tescher
at (678) 702-0400