Dr. Amy Hagerman from the OSU Extension office provides a concise overview of the U.S. Farm Bill updates.
Farmers Market Training & Tools
Michael is a farmer & author who lives to help farmers apply business principles & practical, proven solutions to grow their businesses & simplify their lives. Over the past 15 years, Michael has managed farms & consulted for industry experts. Michael continues to keep involved in multiple agricultural projects & educating farmers through his company Growing Farmers Co & Thriving Farmer Podcast.
Can I sell that? An overview of what licenses you need to sell items at a farmers market. Speakers will be ODAFF Food Safety Division Director Scott Yates & Public Health Specialist Phillip Jurina from OSDH.
Discover ways to promote your business across different platforms while maximizing your audience & your budget. This session is geared toward ideas for smaller businesses to incorporate into their marketing plans without busting the budget.
In 2019, the ONIE Project conducted a survey to determine the needs of small producers in Oklahoma. This session will provide an overview of the needs assessment findings & implications for future practice.
Applying for loans can be challenging. Walkthrough the FSA loan process with both a loan officer & a successful applicant to find out if FSA loans are right for your farm.
Social media is everywhere these days, but why should I use it for my farm or market? Social media marketing plays a key role in growing your business & attracting customers. Come learn why it is so important & how to effectively use it.
Increased food awareness & augmented appeal of urban farming has contributed to the recent boost in popularity of small flock poultry & egg production. Raising poultry can be a fantastic way to bring food awareness to families & provide kids a simple lesson in responsibility. Learn tips on successful poultry rearing & gain insight on selling eggs according to the Oklahoma Egg Law.
Oklahoma has a unique cultural history that can be a resource for market gardeners & in agritourism. An
overview of experiences & guidelines from Native American, African-American, Hispanic & Asian cultures will be shared.
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices will be discussed & practical tips will be provided on how to best use IPM in Market Gardens in Oklahoma.