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Marketing Tools and Resources Workshop - Little Rock, AR

Marketing Tools and Resources Workshop
Cooperative Extension Office, Little Rock Arkansas
Thursday, December 6, 2018
9:00 AM – 3:45 PM

This workshop is designed to help farmers, ranchers and agricultural industry stakeholders understand tools and resources to assist with marketing agricultural products.  This workshop will give you knowledge on marketing trends, strategic steps and technical assistance to help farmers and ranchers enhance their marketing practices:

* Trends in Agricultural Marketing

* Arkansas Food Cottage Law

* Food Safety Training Update

* Value Added Processing Resources and Technical Assistance

* Specialty Crop & Farm Budgets

* USDA Financial &Technical Assistance

Workshop will give producers a better understanding of the different resources available from University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture and industry stakeholders.  Topics will emphasis helping farmers move from a commodity focus to a differentiated marketing strategy.  In addition, producers will be able to take home invaluable contact information and reference material to aid their business decisions with specific resources addressing different marketing options.    

Registration for the workshop is only $15 and includes materials and lunch.  Register early because space is limited.  Online registration will remain open until November 30th.  https://uaex.formstack.com/forms/smap

Contact Celise Weems cweems@uaex.edu or Dr. Ron Rainey at rrainey@uaex.edu with questions. This workshop is sponsored by Arkansas Farm Bureau and University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service.

Earlier Event: December 5
Young Farmers Conference