The University of California Cooperative Extension in San Diego County in collaboration with the California Farm Labor Contractor Association, Zenith Insurance and Wilson Creek Winery and Vineyards invite to join us for the “Challenges and Strategies in Agricultural Labor Management” Seminar and the “Management and Supervision of Personnel for Agricultural Operations” Workshop (in Spanish) at Wilson Creek Winery and Vineyards in Temecula, CA on February 1-2, 2017. learn more & register here The University of California Small Farm Program and UC Cooperative Extension advisors in four California regions are working with local partners to organize Regional Agritourism Summits for everyone involved in California agritourism.
The Summits will be occasions for farmers, ranchers, county planners, the tourism community and others involved to share, learn, and plan together.
Presentations and discussion topics will include county regulations; marketing plans; social media and event organizing training sessions; itinerary development; liability; financing ideas foragritourism development; and more.
To register and learn more, please visit or contact UC Small Farm Program Agritourism Coordinator Penny Leff, 530-752-7779 or [email protected]
USDA recently announced the availability of a streamlined version of USDA guaranteed loans, which are tailored for smaller scale farms and urban producers.
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The program, called EZ Guarantee Loans, uses a simplified application process to help beginning, small, underserved and family farmers and ranchers apply for loans of up to $100,000 from USDA-approved lenders to purchase farmland or finance agricultural operations.