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Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013

Understanding Good Agricultural Practices (GAPS) and Writing a Farm Food Safety Plan (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Webb City Public Library
101 South Liberty, Webb City MO map...


Food safety training is quickly becoming a serious issue for farmers across the United States. GAP's (Good Agricultural Practices)is a comprehensive food safety approach that can be applied to
any farm. With a food safety plan in place, both the consumer and farmer are at less of a risk for a food borne illness outbreak. This workshop, led by national experts on Farm Food Safety, is for small and medium-sized farms.

Session topic:

How to Write a Farm Food Safety Plan


There is no charge to attend the workshops, but registration is required at the link below. more...

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Patrick Byers,
MU Extension in Webster County
phone: 417-859-2044

Building the Ultimate Business Plan (Session 34 of 44)

When:  Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, 9 p.m.

Missouri State University's Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise & Business Development.
405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield MO map...


Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, a solid business plan will prevent unexpected problems and help pave the way for a successful business venture. Learn how to utilize the “Ultimate Business Planner” software and companion workbook to aid you in the process of developing a solid business plan. This seminar provides an overview of the step-by-step approach to writing your plan and forecasting your financials. With the help of this course instruction and software, simplify the process of putting together your formal business plan with expert advice, tips and hints based on proven business practices.
• Defining the concept
• Understand how to research the feasibility
• Learn how to assess the industry, market and competition
• Focus on assembling a marketing plan/niche
• How to develop basic financial projections from marketing analysis
• Necessary components of the formal plan
• Learn successful writing techniques that appeal to lenders/investors

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Using examples and worksheets, we will show you how to translate your ideas into a written plan. The seminars are on two consecutive nights lasting a total of 6 hours.


Visit or call 417-837-2617 more...


$139.00 and $99.00 for a second person from the same business


Tara Horton,
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 417-837-2617