Information on business management, including the Start Farming project, models for the future, land aquisition, value-added agriculture and food for profit. Resources also available for new women farmers, young next generation producers and next generation Hispanic producers.
In this online course, learn about producing dairy products, such as yogurt and cheese. Apply marketing and financial tools to make profitable decisions.
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In this online course, small-scale food business entrepreneurs learn how to create a business using marketing, pricing, financing, and risk management tools.
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This online course teaches the basics of handling, preparing, and selling produce. Learn hands-on strategies to apply at markets and roadside stands.
Study Circle meetings provide a relaxed atmosphere where participants share information with each other as well as learn from and ask questions of the experts.
WhenMultiple Options Available
This course is designed to help you decide whether starting a farm business is right for you.
Find dates and locations for pesticide applicator certification exams on the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture's PaPlants website.
The Food for Profit workshop takes you step by step through the information necessary to start and run a small food product business.
By Lee Stivers Length10:43
Este video describe los pasos básicos que Usted debe seguir para planificar una rotación de cultivos de hortalizas desde el principio.
The Lehigh Valley Study Circle Network began its 2017 season with a meeting hosted by Scholl Orchards, located in Bethlehem and Kempton PA.
Your team and the operation will encounter challenges or problems that must be overcome. We have outlined a seven-step process to assist you in solving problems.
By Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D.
Horse fence can be one of the most attractive features of a horse facility. But not all fence is suitable for horses.
IPM checklist for administrators.
New legislation at the state level requires schools to provide notification to parents, students and teachers in advance of pesticide applications.
This video depicts a thorough IPM inspection (inside and outside areas) of a childcare center conducted by a trained IPM professional.
If you are planning to start raising poultry for the first time it is important that you understand best management practices.
By Kristy Borrelli Length7:24
This presentation will help you to identify many useful resources and decide if organic certification is appropriate for your farm business.
Los túneles altos ofrecen protección a las plantas de tierras saturadas de humedad y temperaturas bajas en la primavera y el otoño con lo cual se extiende la temporada productiva.
Versión en español de la Guía de Plantación y Trasplante de Hortalizas.
This video will explain what a feasibility study is, how it differs from a business plan, and explain the process for completing one.
By Tara Baugher, Marley E Skinner, Lynn Kime, Mike Basedow
Penn State Extension partners with seven growers across the Commonwealth to provide on-farm demonstrations for new, young, and minority farmers.
There are several terms used almost exclusively within the Agritainment and insurance industries. Below is a listing of some of these terms.
Young Grower Alliance offers educational opportunities for young fruit growers taking over the family operation, developing a new enterprise, or innovating production practices.
There is a significant and growing interest in B&B’s by farm owners exploring options to diversify their product offerings.
By Montserrat Fonseca Estrada, James Schupp, Ph.D., Michael Basedow Length8:28
Conforme los consumidores cambian sus preferencias por las manzanas que más disfrutan, los productores pueden convertir porciones de sus huertos a estos nuevos cultivares.
By James Schupp, Ph.D., Tara Baugher, Montserrat Fonseca Estrada Length10:39
El equipo de horticultura de la oficina de Extensión de Penn State ha identificado siete componentes fundamentales para un sistema de planos para huertos de manzana exitosos llamado “blueprint”.