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Entrepreneurial farming tips offered

Published: Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT

BELVIDERE – The University of Illinois Extension will present “Is Entrepreneurial Farming for You?” from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Boone County Extension office, 205 Cadillac Court, Unit 3.

The program is designed to help people who are considering starting a farm and to explore ideas before starting and managing a farm-based business.

Experienced farmers will be on hand to answer questions about successful farm enterprises. Topics covered will include resource assessment, goal setting, financial planning and marketing options.

The cost is $20 and includes handouts. Registration is due by Nov. 26. For more information or to register, visit http://web.extension.illinois.edu/bdo/ or call the Boone County office at 815-544-3710.

 

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