Resources by Cathryn Kloetzli
|PPE Glove’s Chemical Resistance Ratings||Oct 2, 2009||2910-1416|
|Introduction to Labor Issues for Beginning Farmers||
There are many factors to consider before you start a new farm enterprise. Labor issues are often underemphasized in the decision-making processes of beginning farmers. It is important to consider who you will hire, where you will find help, how you will manage your employees, and what legal matters are relevant to your farm.
|Feb 25, 2015||AEE-106NP|
|Operations & Marketing - Bellair Farm - Spring 2015||Jun 24, 2016||AEE-130NP|
|Jamie Barrett's Beginning In Farming - Bellair Farm - Spring 2015||Jun 28, 2016||AEE-131NP|
|Labor Situation On Bellair Farm – Spring 2015||Jul 11, 2016||AEE-132NP|
|Vision & Opportunities For The Future - Bellair Farm - Spring 2015||Jul 11, 2016||AEE-133NP|
|Operations & Markets - Porcello Farm - Spring 2015||Jul 12, 2016||AEE-134NP|
|Labor Situation On Porcello Farm - Spring 2015||
Kim Niewolny, Associate Professor; Dept. of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, Virginia Tech; Theresa Nartea, Assistant Professor, Virginia State University; Cathryn Kloetzli, Extension Agent, Albemarle County; Allyssa Mark, Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program Associate, Dept. of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, Virginia Tech
|Jul 12, 2016||AEE-135NP|
|Advice For Beginning Farmers - Porcello Farm - Spring 2015||Jul 12, 2016||AEE-136NP|
|Markets, Goals & Expansion - Browntown Farms - Summer 2015||Jul 13, 2016||AEE-137NP|
|Farm Labor Practices & Considerations - Browntown Farms - Summer 2015||Jul 13, 2016||AEE-138NP|
|Building Relationships & New Farmer Start-up Advice - Browntown Farms - Summer 2015||Jul 12, 2016||AEE-139NP|
|Farm Labor Practices & Considerations - Amy's Garden - Summer 2015||Jul 25, 2016||AEE-140NP|
|Getting Started & Planning Advice For New Farmers - Amy's Garden - Summer 2015||Jul 25, 2016||AEE-141NP|
|Markets, Planning & Operations - Amy's Garden - Summer 2015||Jul 25, 2016||AEE-142NP|
|Farm Labor Practices & Considerations - Agriberry - Summer 2015||Jul 25, 2016||AEE-143NP|
|Growing Berries & Setting Goals - Agriberry - Summer 2015||Jul 25, 2016||AEE-144NP|
|Getting Started & Planning Advice For New Farmers - Agriberry - Summer 2015||Jul 25, 2016||AEE-145NP|
|Virginia Whole Farm Planning: An Educational Program for Farm Startup and Development (Introduction to Whole Farm Planning)||
The purpose of the Introduction to Whole Farm Planning module is to help beginning farmers and ranchers in Virginia make informed farm planning decisions by introducing them to the whole farm planning process.
|Sep 9, 2019||AEE-50P|
|Successful Farm Startup for Beginners: Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program||
Starting a farm is an exciting yet challenging opportunity. As with any new undertaking, there is a lot to think about before beginning a farm venture. Gaining access to farmland, viable markets, capital and credit, as well as hands-on training and resources are some of the most important startup issues to consider as part of the planning process. You are likely asking yourself, “Where do I begin?” The purpose of this resource is to help newcomers make informed decisions at the start of the planning process. This “quick guide” is primarily designed for beginning farmers and ranchers, but service providers will also find this resource useful for answering questions about the farm startup process. This foundational work offers a valuable starting point on which to create a successful whole farm plan for a new agricultural venture.
|Oct 14, 2013||AEE-67P|
|Are you a Beginning Farmer?||
You are likely asking yourself, “Where do I begin?” The purpose of this tool is to help you gather a solid basis of information as you consider your “start-up” situation. Once you have completed as much as you can of this worksheet (or if you have any questions along the way), please bring it to your local Virginia Cooperative Extension office to get guidance on where to go next: http://www.ext.vt.edu/offices/index.html. Good Luck! We look forward to helping you bring your farm vision to life!
|Nov 19, 2013||ANR-91NP|