"I want to be involved in agriculture as I envision myself owning my own cow/calf operation, but where do I start?"
"We want to ensure our farm is viable for future generations, how can we accomplish this goal?"
"What opportunities can I take part in to diversify my berry market?"
"We are new to agriculture, how do we go about finding events and activities that would be a benefit to us in our area?"
"I am the third generation farmer of a large Holstein dairy, how do I stay up-to-date with the new initiatives in the dairy industry?"
"Currently I have a 9-5 job, but agriculture is becoming a hobby of mine. How can I make this hobby a reality and turn it into a part-time or full-time lifestyle?"
"I want to be involved in agriculture as I envision myself owning my own cow/calf operation, but where do I start?"
"I want to be involved in agriculture as I envision myself owning my own cow/calf operation, but where do I start?"
"I want to be involved in agriculture as I envision myself owning my own cow/calf operation, but where do I start?"
"I want to be involved in agriculture as I envision myself owning my own cow/calf operation, but where do I start?"

Calendar of Events

This week:

No events scheduled

Next week/Upcoming:

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 2017 Patrick County Beef Conference
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - A Floral Workshop: From Vision to Production
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Opportunities for Wool Sheep
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - Holiday Harvest Workshops

Recent Updates

  • Are you considering building a home, but aren't sure where to start?  We've created a FREE 5 video series to help walk you through the steps!  Check it out...
  • The diversity even within segments of the ag industry is amazing!!
  • Ladies!  Are you looking for advice from another female in agriculture?  Check out our Women in Agriculture page for a list of women who have oh so generously agreed to be a mentor for other women in ag!
  • Young, Beginning and Minority Farmers - did you know that we have a section of resources just for you??  And we've just added some "Practical Wisdom" articles featuring advice from experience producers.  You can find it here.  Looking for some information?  Let us know and we'll do our best to help you find the answers to your questions!
  • With predictions such as "nearly 70% of farmland across America will change ownership in the next 15 years", farm succession planning is more critical than ever.  Take a minute to read a little bit about this important planning step on this week's blog, and think about establishing a transition plan today if you have not already!

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