Grown in Marin
University of California
Grown in Marin

Business Development & Management

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The Summer 2007 issue of the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center (AgMRC) newsletter is now available online. The newsletter, in both pdf and html formats, compares energy agriculture in the United States and Brazil - a hot topic of farmers, service providers, conferences and publications.

 

What new topics and enterprise profiles have been added to the AgMRC website? What food industry conferences are rapidly approaching? Read all this and more in the Summer 2007 issue. The newsletter is available on the homepage of AgMRC at http://www.agmrc.org/.

Additionally, read up on some of the latest site updates:

Commodities & Products:
Organic Pork - What is the growth rate of organic foods, and specifically, organic meat products?

U-pick Apples - Another common marketing method for apples
is pick-your-own. A pick-your-own, or U-pick, farm allows consumers
to harvest produce themselves.

Business Development:
A feasibility analysis is an important tool to help you assess the viability of starting a new value-added business, or re-organizing or expanding an existing business. To help you understand feasibility analysis and how it should be used, read
What is a Feasibility Study and When to Do and How to Use a Feasibility Study.

To help you understand feasibility analysis and how it should be used,
read When to Do and How to Use a Feasibility Study.

Adding Value to Farm Products: An Overview

Directories & State Resources
State Resource Directory - Contacts of individuals and programs in each of the 50 states for value-added agriculture information specific to that state.

For more information please visit:
www.agmrc.org
www.iavaap.org

Webmaster Email: banielsen@ucanr.edu