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Career Profiles Career Profiles Project: Randolph Technical Career Center Farmer Profiles

As part of the F2P Career Profiles Project, the 2017-2018 Agricultural Technology class at Randolph Technology Career Center interviewed three local farmers to compare their farm operations and career paths.

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Vermont Farm Worker Wage, Hour, and Housing Fact Sheet

Information about wages, working hours, and housing regulations for farm workers in Vermont provided through the collaborative effort of nine organizations state-wide.

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Agritourism

A collection of resources aimed at promoting the agritourism industry and intended to aid farmers in implementing agritourism into their farms.

Agritourism How to Develop a Farm Stand

Topics include: Town and State Regulations; Location; Food Safety; Risk Management; Marketing; Business Planning; Design and Layout; Staffing.

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Farm Viability

A collection of resources aimed to aid farmers and technical assistance providers in strengthening the financial performance and viability of farm and food businesses.

Farm Viability Crowd Funding

There is a lot of excitement about crowd funding these days. Rightfully so, most people get excited about the prospect of free money. But is this money free? What do we call this money?

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Farm Viability Farm Employer Overview

The hiring and management of employees presents an opportunity for farm businesses to expand operations, increase efficiency and create jobs from the working landscape. Managing employees comes with not only the responsibility to promote a safe and desirable workplace, but it also comes with the responsibility to make sure everything is in compliance with state and federal labor standards and laws.

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Farm Transfer and Succession

A collection of resources detailing how to plan for land management, and land and business succession strategies, to ensure a smooth transition from one owner to the next.

Farm Transfer and Succession Guidelines for Transfer & Succession Plans

At the point of farm transfer there is a risk that viable farm businesses can be lost or the farm can be converted to non-agricultural uses if careful planning decisions are not made well in advance. Actions must be taken to facilitate the continuation of the farm business or provide for the farmland to be kept in agricultural production. This resource is a set of guidelines to ensure a smooth transfer.

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Farm Transfer and Succession Successful Farm Transfer Planning for Farmers Without an Identified Successor

Focusing on topics such as: • Assessing your unique situation, goals and values regarding the future of your farm. • Clarifying your offer to a non-family successor. • Family decision-making and harmony. • Finding and bringing on a successor.

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