Pre-registration Open Through Jan. 11
Or Register in Little Rock
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A Small Investment Yields Big Dividends

Who doesn't want to grow their farm profits? Our conference can help! Because this conference gives you so much valuable information, it pays for itself many times in greater farm profits. As one attendee put it, "I learned a ton about many different aspects in profiting off a farm operation."

Every session provides ideas and tips you can use to improve your farm. Plus, the networking opportunities with your peers lets you share your triumphs and challenges of making a small farm operation profitable.

Below are a just a few titles of the many session options that you can attend.

• Sell More! Increasing Farmers Market Sales led by Teresa Maurer (AR) and Hank Delvin, Jr. (TN).

• Should I Buy It? Farm Investment Analysis taught by Paul Dietmann (WI) and Tom Cox (AR).

• Effective and Efficient Irrigation: Selecting the Right System presented by Clif Slade (VA) and Michael Pippen (LA).

• Profitability: How Does It Happen and How Much Can You Expect? taught by Ellen Polishuk (VA) and Daniel Parson (SC).

Click here to view the whole program and find the sessions that best meet your farming needs.

As always, our conference sessions are taught by successful producers and well-respected educators with plenty of practical experience. Read more about them on our website.

Sessions For Everyone!

This year we are offering NINE session tracks with a wide variety of farming topics, including:

• Organic and Sustainable Production of Vegetables

• Organic and Sustainable Production of Livestock

• Organic and Sustainable Production of Other Specialty Crops, Such as Flowers, Fruit and Seeds

• Direct Marketing Strategies Such as Farmers Markets, CSAs and Online Markets

• Farm Finance and Business Management

• Community Food Initiatives and Activities

• Federal Farm and Food Policies and Programs

Click here to see the full program and download a pdf showing everything offered at a glance.

< Growing Farm Profits Short Course >

And speaking of investments, get more bang for your travel dollars by expanding your trip to include the pre-conference short course, Growing Farm Profits. Past attendees say the take home materials alone are worth way more than the price of the course. Pre-registration is strongly recommended, as space is limited.

The Growing Farm Profits course--being offered through funding from the USDA Southern Risk Management Education Center--is an especially good value.

Note to organizational and institutional leaders: We can provide letters of support to your potential funders if you are seeking funds for producers in your area to participate in the pre-conference and conference activities. Just contact us with the details.
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