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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.
Information about wages, working hours, and housing regulations for farm workers in Vermont provided through the collaborative effort of nine organizations state-wide.
A collection of resources aimed at promoting the agritourism industry and intended to aid farmers in implementing agritourism into their farms.
A collection of resources aimed to aid farmers and technical assistance providers in strengthening the financial performance and viability of farm and food businesses.
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.
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.
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.
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.