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Workshop Series on Direct Marketing

Farm Business Management Update, February 2008 - March 2008

Denise Mainville (, Assistant Professor, Agricultural Marketing, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech

Throughout the months of February, March and April, a series of workshops on direct marketing will be offered throughout Virginia. The workshop series is intended for both current and potential producers and will focus on the post-harvest aspects (i.e. marketing, management, legal and liability, business planning, merchandising, etc.) of direct marketing agricultural products to consumers.

The following workshops are planned (see the Calendar of Events for contacts and location information).

The workshops are being presented by Virginia Cooperative Extension with support from the Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, and funding from the Southern Risk Management Education Center.


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