Whole farm management hybrid course offered

Oregon State University is offering a multi-part, hybrid online/in-person course for people who want to learn the basics of farm management.

The course includes a series of online modules combined with a field trip, three in-person class times and the Small Farms Conference.

“Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management provides farmers with the tools and knowledge needed to develop and manage a successful farm business,” according to the course website. “This course is intended for people who are considering starting a farm business, those within their first five years of farming and others who may be considering major changes to their farm business.”

For more information, including a schedule, go to the event’s website. The cost is $150.

“The course was developed by OSU Small Farms Program faculty and other farm management experts, and is presented in an interactive and graphically rich format.”