Author Archives: Jessie Schmidt

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About Jessie Schmidt

Ag and Community Program Coordinator for the University of Vermont Extension.

Whole Farm Planning for Beginning Women Farmers

The UVM Extension New Farmer Project and Women’s Ag Network are about to launch the third year of Whole Farm Planning for Beginning Women Farmers.  The 10-session course will be offered at Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, VT beginning this January. … Continue reading

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Transferring the Farm Business to Family

Passing on the farm business should be on every farmer’s planning horizon.  While letting go of the farm you put your blood, sweat and tears into might be hard to imagine, thinking about this eventuality now can only benefit you … Continue reading

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