Course to be offered on starting small farms

BY THE TRI-CITY HERALDJanuary 12, 2013 

Help on starting and sustaining a small farm is being offered by the Cultivating Success partnership through the 12-week Agricultural Entrepreneurship -- Business Planning course starting Jan. 23.

Participants will learn about business planning, direct marketing, record-keeping and federal and state programs for small producers.

The course will feature guest speakers including bankers, accountants, attorneys and successful small farm entrepreneurs.

The class will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays from Jan. 23 through April 10 at Pasco's Columbia Basin College, Building W, Room 190.

The course fee is $225. which includes the notebook.

For more information or to register, contact Vicki Contini at the WSU Franklin County Extension office at 545-3511 or

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