WORKSHOP: Beginning Farmers & Ranchers Development – May 16th, 2017

Where:
UT-TSU Montgomery County Extension
1030 Cumberland Heights Road
Clarksville, TN 37040

When:
May 16, 2017
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Register:
This workshop is free, contact Kean, Karla at kkean@utk.edu to attend

AGENDA

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Registration

9:00 AM – 9:05 SM
Welcome
Roy Bullock, Professor, TSU-Extension Services
Karla Kean, Extension Agent, ANR

9:05 AM – 9:35 AM
Session 1: How to Start A Business in Tennessee
John Ordung, Director
TSU -Small Business Development Center

9:35 AM – 10:05 AM
Session 2: Marketing and Social Media
Allyson McIntyre, Assistant to Director
TSU – Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

10:05 AM – 10:20 AM
Refreshment Break

10:20 AM – 10:50 AM
Session 3: Basic Accounting
Ruthie G. Reynolds, Executive Director
TSU – Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

10:50 AM – 11:20 PM
Session 4: Building a Business Plan
Reginald Young, Business Specialist
TSU – Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

11:20 AM – 11:40 AM
Session 5: Recordkeeping for Office Purposes
Martha Cowan, Administrative Coordinator
TSU – Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

11:40 AM – 12:00 PM
Session 6: Record keeping for Governmental Reporting
Nicole Vaughn, Administrative Assistant
TSU – Small Business Development Center

12:00 PM – 12:20 PM
Break and Lunch Served

12:20 PM – 1:00 PM
Working Lunch with Activity

1:00 PM

Mike Turner, Montgomery/Cheatham County Farm Services Agency Executive Director
Getting Started with FSA—Opportunities for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

2:00 PM Charley Jordan, Circle J Ranch
Using AG Plan (https://agplan.umn.edu/ ) to Develop your Farm Business Plan

3:00 PM Karla Kean, TSU/Montgomery County Extension Agent
Further Considerations for Your Small Farm and/or Homestead-Now I bought it, what do I do with it?