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67 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT, 05701
United States

(802) 417-1528

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) promotes local food knowledge, production and market opportunities for farmers and community members throughout our region.

What's Growin' On

An online community of farmers in the Rutland region hosted by the Rutland Area Farm and Food Link

Upcoming Webinar: Farm Financial Records

RAFFL

December 18, 2012, 7 pm Reaping the Rewards of Farm Financial Records

UVM Extension New Farmer Project Webinar Series

Record keeping on the farm is a chore that many of us put off. With the new year around the corner, make better record keeping your resolution! Join the Vermont New Farmer Project to learn strategies for farm financial record keeping that work. Mark Cannella, agricultural financial management specialist at UVM Extension, will help you prioritize your financial record keeping efforts, share tips for developing an effective record keeping system and show you how to use your records to make savvy farm management decisions. This introductory webinar will get your new fiscal year started off right.

 

and coming in January...

January 29, 2013, 7 PM EST: Managing Vegetable Transplants for Success Julie Rubaud, owner and operator of Red Wagon Plants, will share her knowledge and expertise in raising organic vegetable transplants for farms and commercial production. Red Wagon Plants is a wholesale organic plant operation with a retail outlet in Hinesburg, VT. Julie will talk about her management strategies for growing healthy, disease free transplants organically, as well as variety selection and timing of transplant production. Julie has extensive experience as a produce farm owner and operator and has operated Red Wagon Plants since 2005.

 

Newcomers to online learning are welcome. All you need to participate is internet access and a computer that you can hear sound through. To participate, please go to http://go.uvm.edu/aemon at about 6:45 pm EST on December 18, 2012 or January 29, 2013 and click on the webinar title. 

For more information, contact newfarmer@uvm.edu or call 802-223-2389x203. If you require accommodations to participate in this program, please let Jessie Schmidt know by December 11, 2012 at 802-223-2389 or 1-866-860-1382 (toll-free in VT) or newfarmer@uvm.edu so we may assist you.

If you have not participated in a webinar before, we recommend you download the necessary software for free the day before the webinar is scheduled at http://tiny.cc/UVMWebinarCheck.