Agritourism and Local Foods Lunch Break Webinars
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Session 1 (August 17)
5 Things Your Agritourism Website Should Include
Session 2 (August 18)
Adapting Your Business and Decision Making in a Changing Marketplace
Session 3 (August 19)
Social Media and Marketing
Lauren Colby Nickels
Session 4 (August 20)
Developing Food Product Labels
Session 5 (August 21)
MDAC – Resources for Farmers Markets
Session 6 (August 24)
Farm Financial and Production Recordkeeping
Session 7 (August 25)
Mississippi Cottage Food Law (with Updates)
Session 8 (August 26)
Using Digital Payment Options
Lauren Colby Nickels
Session 9 (August 27)
Rusty W. Rumley
Session 10 (August 28)
Switching to Direct Sales – What Producers Need to Consider
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will accept applications for assistance from agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19.Sign-up for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 -- CFAP 2 -- begins Sept. 21 and runs through Dec. 11, 2020. The program is open to producers of row crops, livestock, aquaculture, dairy and specialty crop commodities.
Cottage food laws enacted to allow new entrepreneurs to start small-scale food businesses in their homes were updated recently to stay current with the business climate.
September is National Rice Month! So, let’s celebrate with some great tasting rice recipes that have been featured on the blog.
The Mississippi State University Extension Service will start rolling out tips Monday to help agritourism farms adapt when they face market losses as COVID-19 changed the way schools are operating and how group events are being held this year.
The COVID-19 pandemic presented a new obstacle for Mississippi blueberry growers in 2020, impacting the labor force for the early-season varieties.
See what's new in Extension: Gather for First Extension Beef-Production Workshop, the Food Factor Goes Digital, Extension Professionals Share Expertise, and Extension Offers New HappyHealthy Program.
From the youngest to the oldest generations, thousands of people are visiting, shopping, and enjoying themselves at the Hernando Farmers’ Market, held Saturdays on the historic DeSoto County Courthouse lawn.
The market has more than just fresh produce. It connects the community by uniting the shoppers, producers, and artisans who come.