Course titleMissouri Beginning Farmers Program
Learning objectiveParticipants will be able to:
• Identify beginning farming practices that can assist participants to become successful beginning farmers.
• Learn sustainable farming practices from other successful sustainable. farmers and educators through webinars
• Gain knowledge from other farmers on beginning farming practices through discussion forums with other farmers and educators.
• Discover answers to their questions about beginning farming practices through webinars from successful farmers and educators.
DescriptionThis module is the Missouri Beginning Farmers Program which includes monthly webinars of topics of interest to beginning farmers. Other tools on the module will include “webinar chats” with successful farmers, forum discussions on topics such as “grass-based farming”, “tractors and equipment”, and more. Also included will be hand out materials, PowerPoint presentations and pictures from past and future face-to-face short courses. Over time a farmer mentoring component will be added.
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