Farmers and Ranchers winter workshops in Havre Jan. & Feb.


December 11, 2019

A series of winter workshops in Havre will help beginning Farmers and Ranchers interested in starting a new business or adding a new enterprise. Planning For On-Farm Success offers expert presenters, experienced producers, and ag professionals to help participants understand and develop the tools they need to launch a successful new enterprise.

The workshops, hosted by Bear Paw Food and Agriculture Development Center in partnership with the Community Food & Agriculture Coalition will be offered Wednesday evenings 5:30-8:30, from January 15th through February 26th on the following topics:

Jan 15: Farm Strategic Planning

Jan 22: Researching Your Market

Jan 29: Farm Marketing & Promotion

Feb 5: Managing Your Financials

Feb 12: Financial Decision-Making

Feb 19: Financing Your Farm

Feb 26: Managing Farm Risks

Participants will learn about local resources, network with local producers and service providers, and get hands-on support working on their own business plans. Workshop registration is $20 each or $100 for the full seven-part series, which includes the Planning for On-Farm Success workbook. Full series registrations before January 8th will receive a 25% discount.

To register and learn more about topics and presenters, visit or contact Michael Peter at [email protected] or 406-265-9226.

Bear Paw Development Corporation is a federally certified Economic Development District and a state-certified Certified Regional Development Corporation and serves the economic and community development needs of Liberty, Hill, Blaine, Phillips and Chouteau County, as well as the Fort Belknap and Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservations.


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