Exploring Markets and Profits (BF 102) is an online course offered through the Cornell Small Farms Program. Registration has opened. The course will be held from Jan. 17-Feb 21, 2018. It will be Wednesday's from 7-8:30pm, with office hours starting at 6:30pm on Wednesday's as well.
Have an idea for a farm enterprise but not sure if it’s feasible? This course will help you explore the potential markets and profitability of your ideas.
This course is designed for aspiring farmers who are actively planning farm start-up. Beginning farmers in their first few years who are looking for some help exploring marketing, development of budgets, and tools to help achieve profitability. This is an intro-level course that is designed to be taken after BF 101. (You do not have to take BF 101 before taking BF 102 however, you will likely get more out of BF 102 if you go into it with some existing knowledge of the concepts and terminology commonly used in business planning).
You can register for this course and more at: http://smallfarms.cornell.edu/online-courses/ .