Colorado State University accepts applications for Colorado Building Farmers and Ranchers program
IN THE STATE – Colorado State University extension in El Paso County announces that it is accepting applications for the Colorado Building Farmers and Ranchers program. The CSU extension in El Paso County offers the program through an online format for all farmers and ranchers.
Classes will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. from January 12 to March 2, 2022. If you are interested in the Colorado Building Farmers and Ranchers program, you may receive additional information or complete a request here.
Applications must be sent by Monday December 27, 2021 at the latest. If you are accepted, you will be notified by email and must complete your registration by Friday January 7, 2022 at the latest.
The Colorado Building Farmers and Ranchers Program is a series of credit-free courses that aim to help farmers and ranchers develop a business plan and identify and manage business risks. The course begins with creating a vision or mission statement, developing short and long term goals and instructions on how to perform a strengths / weaknesses / opportunities / threats analysis that helps identify a potential marketing niche, customer base, etc.
Participants will also develop a strategic marketing plan to include product, pricing, placement and promotion goals and strategies, while identifying customers, costs and competition.
If you would like more information about the Colorado Building Farmers and Ranchers program in hybrid format or in person, please click here.