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Hail damaged apples which now have no value. Photo: Lynn Kime, Penn State
Insurance Options for Small and Beginning Farmers - News News
Small and beginning farmers qualify for several programs that can provide a much needed safety net. More
Mapping your Business with SWOT
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Mapping your Business with SWOT

Winifred W. Mc Gee

14:25

Brainstorming the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) associated with starting, or diversifying, a farm will proactively identify risks and appropriate mitigation strategies. More
USDA Whole Farm Revenue Protection
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USDA Whole Farm Revenue Protection

Winifred W. Mc Gee, Lynn Kime

9:40

USDA Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WRFP) benefits diversified crop and livestock farms, insuring all products' combined revenues in one policy. More
Use it All: Drying Zucchini
Use it All: Drying Zucchini - Videos Videos

Use it All: Drying Zucchini

Winifred W. Mc Gee

11:41

Farmers' market days often end with zucchini still piled on the counter. Making this surplus into dehydrated chips will "use it all." This video shows the production stages from field to table. More
Using it all: Drying Apples
Using it all: Drying Apples - Videos Videos

Using it all: Drying Apples

Winifred W. Mc Gee

11:52

Adding value, converting produce to shelf stable items, helps farmers recoup production costs. This video shows steps of preparing, producing and packaging to convert fresh apples to dried slices. More
Food for Profit: Price and Pricing Worksheet Food for Profit: Price and Pricing Worksheet - Articles

Food for Profit: Price and Pricing Worksheet

Winifred W. Mc Gee, Luke LaBorde, Ph.D.

This worksheet is a supplement to the Food for Profit: Price and Pricing fact sheet. More
Homeowner's/Renter's Insurance
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Homeowner's/Renter's Insurance

Lynn Kime, Winifred W. Mc Gee

If you live away from your farm or rent where you live, this document contains valuable information for you. More
Farm Owner's Insurance
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Farm Owner's Insurance

Lynn Kime, Winifred W. Mc Gee

Information regarding insurance covering your farm. More
Business Owner's Insurance
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Business Owner's Insurance

Lynn Kime, Winifred W. Mc Gee

This product is generally used by operations with a roadside market. More
Food for Profit: Registering Your Business
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Food for Profit: Registering Your Business

Luke LaBorde, Ph.D., Winifred W. Mc Gee

This article will help you learn about how to register your food business in Pennsylvania. More
Food for Profit: Working with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Food for Profit: Working with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture - Articles Articles
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services is responsible for enforcing food regulations and inspecting food establishments. More
Food For Profit: Price and Pricing
Food For Profit: Price and Pricing - Articles Articles

Food For Profit: Price and Pricing

Luke LaBorde, Ph.D., Winifred W. Mc Gee

There is a difference between price and pricing. Each method has own advantages and disadvantages. More
Food For Profit: Marketing Your Food Product
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Food For Profit: Marketing Your Food Product

Luke LaBorde, Ph.D., Winifred W. Mc Gee

Marketing is more than advertising; it is everything you do to promote your business and your food products, from the moment you conceive of a product to the point at which customers buy it. More
Food for Profit: Insurance for Food Entrepreneurs
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Food for Profit: Insurance for Food Entrepreneurs

Luke LaBorde, Ph.D., Winifred W. Mc Gee

Food business owners are held responsible for any harm that comes to employees, visitors who come to your establishment, and consumers who eat your products. More
Food for Profit: Food Labels
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Food for Profit: Food Labels

Luke LaBorde, Ph.D., Winifred W. Mc Gee

Food label regulations dictate the type of information that must be on the label and where it can be placed on the package. More
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