Ag_BusinessOwnerDo you have a green thumb or enjoy caring for animals? Are you a beginning farmer or rancher? Learn how to reap profits from your passion and create your own ag/food related enterprise! This is a highly customized and personalized program, based on your area(s) of interest. Get connected to markets to sell your products and experience working on a farm, before starting your own. Participate in demonstrations, discussions, farm visits and field trips. The farm is your classroom! Please e-mail info@aediamerica.org or call (850) 590-2277, for more information.

Who should attend?

  • Beginning farmers and ranchers
  • Backyard gardeners
  • Urban growers
  • Existing agribusiness owners
  • Anyone who wants to make a profit from an ag/food related business

Topics include:

  • Business planning
  • Marketing
  • Aquaculture
  • Hydroponics
  • Organic farming
  • Livestock production
  • Good agricultural practices
  • Integrated pest management
  • Introduction to soil science
  • Designing an irrigation system
  • Urban farming
  • Food processing and preservation
  • Relationship capital
  • Producer health and wellness
  • Customer service
  • Aquaponics
  • Human resources management
  • Financial assistance for agricultural producers
  • Harvesting and post harvesting practices
  • Bee keeping
  • Starting a food business

You will also receive:

  • Training materials
  • Comprehensive list of resources
  • Certificate of Completion

Date: Delivered all year round

How to register

Complete the Registration Form and mail with your payment at least two weeks before the date of this training. Make checks payable to AEDI, Inc. and mail to Post Office Box 38482, Tallahassee, FL 32315.