COVID-19 Business Support If your farm business is under pressure to plan for COVID-19 disruption, we are available for business coaching and can assist with locating resources. For help with critical business decision-making, assessing changes to markets, financial planning and other issues facing your enterprises, make an appointment by email or leaving a voicemail:
Betsy Miller (Program Coordinator): 802-447-7582 x252 Betsy.Miller@uvm.edu
Farm Viability Business Planning Options
The UVM Extension Farm Viability program helps advance your farm planning. Enrolled participants work one-on-one with a farm business educator to learn new management skills, access resources and prepare business plans.
Full Business Plan: Develop a comprehensive business plan that covers all aspects of the business for 1-3 years. Includes short / long term goals, marketing plans, management plans, risk analysis and financial statements.
Transfer Plan: Planning focused on the unique relational, tax and legal consideration of transferring ownership and management of the farm to other people or parties.
Enterprise Analysis Plan: Isolate and analyze one enterprise within your business or test the feasibility of a new idea.
Cash Flow Plan: Develop budgets and update the financial statements needed to make key decisions or apply for financing.
To apply, please visit our Application Materials page.