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Budding farmers can attend the workshop – The Daily Reporter

GREENFIELD – Purdue Extension Hancock County is offering a series of Beginner Farmer Workshops in the New Year.

The series is designed to help improve and improve management practices and guide people on how to start a farm and where to get help.

The series, which runs from January 13 to March 8, discusses the realities of starting a farm, farm assets, setting realistic goals, and creating plans to achieve goals. Outside of the weekly workshop sessions, participants will do individual work to give a clear perspective on planning agricultural projects and moving forward with confidence. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from educators at Purdue Extension on a range of topics, including asset mapping, goal setting, resource research, and more.

The workshop includes eight sessions held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday evenings starting January 13. Pre-registration is required with payment by January 3; the cost is $ 75.

To learn more about the program, including registration and refund policies, visit

Funds are available to support participation free of charge. Contact Amy Thompson, [email protected] for more information on registration or call 812-369-3243. Thompson can also help you with special arrangements for the event or general questions.

Priority for fee waivers is given to historically underserved audiences (people of color, limited economic resources and / or veterans). A limited number of fee waivers are available, so register as soon as possible to take advantage of this opportunity.