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Farmland Protection and other Environmental Benefits of Connecticut Dairy Farms
A Presentation by Clark Chapin, Project Director of the Working Lands Alliance as presented at the Connecticut Dairy Summit, January 3, 2017
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International, National and Regional Dairy Market Trends and Changes in Consumer Demand
Presentation for the Connecticut Dairy Summit 1-3-17 by Bruce Krupke, Executive Vice President, Northeast Dairy Foods Association, Inc.
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Update on the Economic Impact of the Connecticut Dairy Industry
Presentation at the Connecticut Dairy Summit January 3, 2017 prepared by: Dr. Rigoberto Lopez, Zwick Center Director; Professor and Department Head. Economic Factors related to the Connecticut Dairy Industry from Research by University of Connecticut College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and The Charles J. Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy
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Connecticut Cost of Production Analysis:
Presentation at the Connecticut Dairy Summit January 3, 2017 prepared by: John Bovay, Assistant Professor and Extension Economist, Food Policy, Food and Agricultural Economics Economic Factors related to the Connecticut Dairy Industry from Research by University of Connecticut College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and The Charles J. Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy
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Specific Impacts of Changing Markets to Connecticut Dairy farmers
Presentation at the Connecticut Dairy Summit January 3, 2017 prepared by: Robert D. Wellington, Senior Vice President Economics, Communications, and Legislative Affairs, Agri-Mark
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Connecticut’s Dairy industry: a Lender’s Perspective
Presentation at the Connecticut Dairy Summit delivered by: Keith Stechschulte, Vice President and Branch Manager of Farm Credit East's Enfield office
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Dairy in a Healthy Community
Presentation for the Connecticut Dairy Summit January 3, 2017 prepared by: Jenny Karl, MS, RD, Vice President, Marketing and Communications New England Dairy & Food Council, New England Dairy Promotion Board New England and Heidi Harkopf, Registered Dietitian and Director of Nutrition Programs, New England Dairy & Food Council
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Workers' Compensation Insurance Overview by NCCI
National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) presented this overview to Farm Bureau in early 2015
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The Basics of Agriculture Labor Presentation
Prepared by Jessica Wragg of Robert Noonan & Associates for Connecticut Farm Bureau in May 2015
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Farm to Grocery Store: Is it the right market for you?
This powerpoint presentation summarizes key points that fruit and vegetable producers in Connecticut should consider if they are planning to market wholesale to grocery stores. This project was part of a Specialty Crop Block Grant from the USDA administered by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture.
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Emergency Preparedness PowerPoint
This is the accompanying powerpoint file that walks farmers through the necessary steps to review and implement a farm emergency plan including identifying risks and vulnerable areas. The program reviews the importance of completing assessment worksheets and action plans, developing a farm emergency map, identifying priority areas and creating an emergency contact sheet.
 
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Setting Your Strategy Key Steps to Developing a Farm Business Plan
A presentation by Jon Jaffe, Vice President/Farm Business Consultant, Farm Credit East and Joseph Bonelli, Associate Extension Educator, UCONN presented at the March 2013 CFBA workshop, Profitting from Planning: The Business of Farming. A thorough explanation of the many decisions a farm business needs to make in order to run a successful business. The presentation offered advice on operations, marketing, management issues and finances.
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Insuring Your Farm, Examining Your Farms Exposure to Risk, Coverage for Agritourism, Pick-Your-Own, Business Risks
By Joseph Bonelli, Associate Extension Educator, UCONN as presented at the CFBA's March 13 conference: Profitting from Planning: The Business of Farming. An analysis of the risks inherent in a farming business including production, marketing, financial, legal, human resources and a discussion of the possible risk management strategies.
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Getting a Farm Business Loan - Establishing Credit and Obtaining Loans
Jon Jaffe, Vice President/Farm Business Consultant, Farm Credit East Ronald Clark, Farm Loan Manager, Farm Service Agency A review of the basics of obtaining a farm business loan including tips on becoming credit worthy and drafting a business plan. This presentation also includes an overview of the different types of FSA Farm Loans and outlines eligibility for the varying programs.
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Ag Commissioner's Presentation on Agricultural Statutes
From the Planning and Zoning Conference on March 31, 2011, this is the presentation used by Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky regarding Agricultural Statutes.
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Dr. Bruce Sherman's presentation on Livestock Issues and Considerations
From the CFBA's Planning and Zoning Conference on March 31, 2011, this is the powerpoint presented by Dr. Bruce Sherman, Director Bureau of Regulations and Inspection at the CT Department of Agriculture, on the topic of Livestock Issues and Considerations and Agricultural Statutes.
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Dr. Bruce Sherman's Presentation
From CFBA's Planning and Zoning Conference on March 31, 2011, Dr. Bruce Sherman's materials on selected state statutes regarding Livestock Issues and Considerations. Dr. Sherman is Director, Bureau of Regulations and Inspection, Connecticut Department of Agriculture.
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Attorney Richard Roberts' Presentation on Land Use Regulation and Applicability to Agriculture
From CFBA's Planning and Zoning Conference on March 31, 2011, this topic of Overview of Land Use Regulation in Connecticut and its Applicability to Agriculture was presented by Attorney Richard Roberts, Halloran & Sage, LLP.
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Presentation on Incorporating Agriculture in your Plans of Conservation and Development
From CFBA's Planning and Zoning Conference on March 31, 2011, this checklist outlines how to Incorporate Agriculture into a town's Plan of Conservation and Development. It was presented by Philip Chester, Town Planner, Town of Lebanon
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Presentation on Incorporating Agriculture into your Plans of Conservation and Development
From CFBA's Planning and Zoning Conference on March 31, 2011, this presentation by Philip Chester, Town Planner for the Town of Lebanon, CT outlines Incorporating Agriculture into your Plans of Conservation and Development.
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