New Farmer Business Planning

Trainer – Joseph Bonelli, Associate Extension Educator, UConn Extension

Joe specializes in farm business planning working with farmers across Connecticut. Since 2001 he has been involved with CT Farm risk Management and Crop Insurance program providing information to CT Farmers on important risk management topics and crop insurance. He is currently the Northeast SARE CT state coordinator.


Training Objective

The basic objective of this course is to provide basic information and instruction that will enable participants to complete a farm business plan. The curriculum will include:

  1. A discussion of why it is important to complete a business plan
  2. A thorough analysis of the basic components of a business plan
  3. Introduction to an online business plan tool


BF 101 (Plan de Negocios para Nuevas Fincas Agrícolas)

El objetivo principal de esto curso es proveer información básica e instrucción que le permitirá a los participantes completar un plan de negocios para una finca. El curriculum incluye: discusión de la importancia de elaborar un plan de negocios, un completo análisis de los componentes básicos de un plan de negocios, y una introducción a una herramienta de plan de negocios en Internet.

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This project is sponsored by the USDA-NIFA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program Award #2016-70017-25416