07.12.11 kickoff webinar


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07.12.11 kickoff webinar

  1. 1. Farm Transition and Business Managment Training for Women Farmers and Ranchers August 2, 2011
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Summary of the Project </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>BFRDP project supporting objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Develop Annie’s Project Level II Farm and Ranch Transition Planning curricula. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Build beginning famer programming capacity through three communities of practice. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Market educational programs to women farmers and ranchers nationally and locally. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Train and provide technical assistance to 3,000 women farmers and ranchers in 20 states. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Generate new knowledge through robust needs assessment and outcome measurement. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Alignment of Interests <ul><li>Objectives of Farm Credit Partners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity for the future </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Objectives of Extension Partners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NIFA, farm management knowledge area </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Expectations <ul><li>Curricula development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Led by Ext educators with interested FC partners </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Marketing and recruitment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Led by FC with interested Ext partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience capture and stories </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Delivery of courses for women </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Both partners are fully engaged in delivery </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Documented Impacts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Institute for Studies in Education </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Program improvement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Farm Transition course is a model for program development and delivery </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Outcomes
  8. 8. Make more presentable <ul><li>100 percent of Level I participants will understand how to organize critical information and manage financial, human resource, legal, market and production risks. </li></ul><ul><li>• 100 percent of Level II participants will understand the relationship of business, estate, retirement and succession planning and the legal strategies used in farm transitions. </li></ul><ul><li>• 100 percent of all participants will understand business principles as they relate to conventional, small-scale, value-added and organic farm and ranch enterprises. </li></ul><ul><li>Women farmers and ranchers will take actions within 6 months of completing courses: </li></ul><ul><li>• 90 percent of Level I participants will implement new risk management activities. </li></ul><ul><li>• 75 percent of Level II participants will begin farm transition planning. </li></ul><ul><li>• 90 percent of all participants will access local networks for informal mentoring or professional services. </li></ul><ul><li>• 75 percent of all participants will attend additional courses or other training programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Women farmers and ranchers will improve local conditions within 18 mo. of completing courses: </li></ul><ul><li>• 75 percent of Level I participants will stabilize or improve farm or ranch profitability by applying appropriate risk management tools. </li></ul><ul><li>• 75 percent of Level I participants will identify innovative uses of capital, land, equipment, management skills, technology, or markets to increase diversity. </li></ul><ul><li>• 75 percent of Level II retirees will identify a business successor or choose an exit plan. </li></ul><ul><li>• 75 percent of all participants will be more satisfied in their business role and lifestyle. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Timeline <ul><li>Three year project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations, continuation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Second and third year </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivery, evaluation, impacts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>First year </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Curricula development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>marketing </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Year 1 <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum identification </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum development </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot course delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation/revision </li></ul>