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new farmer webinars from UVM extension

Posted: January 22 2012

January 31, 7 pm Filing Farm TaxesUVM Extension New Farmer Project Webinar. 
Be ahead of the curve this year, and learn what you need to know about filing taxes for your farm business before March rolls around! Dennis Kauppila, UVM Extension Agriculture & Farm Business Management Specialist delves into the federal tax code as it applies to farm businesses. This webinar will answer common questions about filing federal income taxes for farmers and help you find the resources you need to file accurately and on time.
February 21, 7 pm. Pricing for ProfitUVM Extension New Farmer Project Webinar. 
Learn how to set the "right" price for your products. We'll explore practical approaches to cost-based pricing, and learn how to integrate market information — what your competitors are charging — and your own profit goals in your pricing decisions. Participants will learn how to use the new, online Vermont Direct Price Reporting tool to get a snapshot of market conditions, and growers will share their approaches to integrating production costs, market information and farm goals into their pricing strategies.
You do not need to pre-register to participate in the live webinars. If you have Internet access and can hear sound through your computer, you should be able to participate or watch recordings regardless of the type of computer or operating system you use. A broadband connection to the Internet is helpful but not required. All webinars are recorded and made available for viewing within a few days.
Click on the title of the webinar to link to the webinar. If this is the first time you're participating in a webinar using the Blackboard Collaborate/Elluminate platform, please visit the link to your webinar a day or two earlier so that you can pre-configure your computer for webinar participation. For more information, please contact the UVM Extension New Farmer Project by e-mailing [email protected]or calling 802-223-2389.
If you require accommodations to participate in a webinar, please contact Jessie Schmidt at least seven days before the webinar you want to participate in, so we may assist you. Call 802-223-2389 or 1-866-860-1382 (toll-free in Vt.) or email [email protected]
Recordings of past webinars are also available at http://www.uvm.edu/newfarmer.

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