MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- March 29, 2017
Scholastic Journalism Day 2017
- April 6, 2017
Sports Medicine Update
- April 7, 2017
4th Annual Time Critical Diagnosis (TCD) Summit
- April 7 to 8, 2017
Family Medicine Update: A Regional Medical Education Conference
- April 12 to 13, 2017
10th Annual Evidence-Based Practice on the Frontline: Building a Culture of Quality, Safety and Nursing Professionalism
- April 19 to 21, 2017
2017 Midwest Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation
- April 21, 2017
2017 Clinical Oncology Symposium
- April 24 to 25, 2017
Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2017
- April 29 to 30, 2017
2017 MU Dental CE Weekend
- May 15 to 18, 2017
2017 Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership
- May 17, 2017
Missouri Bridge Conference 2017
- May 19 to 20, 2017
39th Annual Common Childhood Problems Conference
- June 5 to 9, 2017
2017 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 7 to 9, 2017
2017 IPG Symposium on Root Biology
- June 8 to 9, 2017
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
- June 11 to 14, 2017
ICPR - International Conference on Pig Reproduction
- June 12 to 16, 2017
2017 University of Missouri Meta-Analysis Summer Institute
- June 14 to 16, 2017
Cambio de Colores 2017
- Aug. 5 to 9, 2017
56th Annual Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America
- Sept. 17 to 21, 2017
TRTR 2017 - Test, Research and Training Reactors
- Sept. 22, 2017
5th Annual James and Nancy Cassidy Rheumatology Symposium
2017 Grow Your Farm (Replaces: Your Farm - Your Resources - Your Business) (Session 10 of 10)
Saturday, March 11, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon
Information on production techniques is relatively easy to find and use, but what many landowners need is help to develop the farm as a profitable business. With this in mind, Grow Your Farm is designed to assist you, the producer, in creating and planning your farm as a business.
This course will help you:
- Identify and prioritize personal and family values and use them as the foundation for the farm mission statement and goals.
- Learn how to "walk the farm" to assess the land and its facilities.
- Learn to evaluate the feasibility of particular farm opportunities.
- Understand the components of a business plan and create one of your own.
- Understand financial aspects of a business plan and review popular tools to manage financial records.
- Consider different types of agricultural marketing and draft a marketing plan.
- Become familiar with a variety of legal issues that pertain to farming enterprises.
- Network with other farmers.
Call 636-797-5391 to register.
Fee includes seminar materials, speakers, and light refreshments.
$130 per farm business (2 people). $25 for each additional person from the same farm.
$35 per farm business (2 people) if you are a veteran or are a socially disadvantaged farmer (a group whose members have been subjected to racial or ethnic prejudice because of their identity as members of a group without regard to their individual qualities) Limited to 20 farms at this registration fee.