STAUNTON, Va. — Farm Credit of the Virginias’ Knowledge Center is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2021-2022 Ag Biz Planner course.
The Ag Biz Planner course is put on by Farm Credit University and facilitated by the Knowledge Center and is designed for young, beginning and small farmers and agribusinesses. The program contains 10 online modules taught by Dr. David Kohl. The modules range in content from constructing financial documents, communication and leadership, and strategic business planning. Additional learning opportunities may include, advocacy education, legislative visits, both on a state and national level, and localized agricultural tours.
The program is ideal for producers looking to take a closer look at the future of their business. Participants can expect to come away from the program with a better understanding of the major role finances play in managing an operation. Participants will have the opportunity to develop detailed plans for expansion and/or diversification.
The course begins in August 2021 and wraps in January 2022. The graduation event includes a networking conference with participants from five other Farm Credit associations.
The Farm Credit Knowledge Center is currently accepting applications and will continue to do so through July 9th, 2021. For more information on the course or to request an application, contact Sarah Scyphers at SScyphers@FCVirginias.com. If you are a Farm Credit of the Virginias customer, you can also contact your loan officer for more information or an application.
–Jenna Sudol, Farm Credit of the Virginias