The Aspiring Farmers Academy is a two-day seminar, hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County in Morrisville, NY, 100 Eaton Street. The Aspiring Farmers Academy will serve as an introduction to farming for those considering starting an agricultural enterprise of their own. Attendees will learn how to navigate through the first steps and decisions necessary to get the farm off the ground.
The program will begin Friday, Oct. 7, from 5:30-9 p.m., followed by a full-day program on Oct. 8, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
This academy is designed specifically for those who are interested or have just recently started a farm enterprise, but are looking for more information on the tools and guidance available. Discussions will focus on the steps necessary for having a strong basis for a business. Cornell Cooperative Extension educators will cover topics important to the future business including business planning, marketing, financial planning, and local resources available.