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Marketing, Business & Risk Management



Locally-grown vegetables are pictured here at the Real Food Store and Deli in Helena, where produce sales have increased by 10 to 20 percent each year. (Bill Brewster photo)

No matter what you grow, you'll need to sell it at a profit if you're going to stay in business. These resources can guide agricultural business planning and help farmers manage the amount of risk in their enterprises. In addition, some of these resources offer advice on diversifying, developing new markets, and adding value to farm products to increase income. Several categories of publications are offered:




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Organic Marketing and Labeling


 

Direct Marketing Options


 

Value-Added and Processing


 

Business Planning and Management


 

Funding


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Where Else Can I Find Agricultural Funding Resources?

Grassroots Guide to the 2008 Farm Bill

 

Risk Management


Agricultural Risk Management - English and Spanish Curriculum
Organic Certification for Southern Farmers

 

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