University of Maryland Extension

business planning

Get Ready for the Holiday Sales Season Now

Catoctin Mountian Orchard Display
Mastering Marketing - September 2016 While the holiday season may seem a ways off, the line between when customers shop and when they take offense to holiday décor in stores is becoming a blurry one. The National Retail Federation reports that every year, about 40 percent of customers begin their...

Jump Start Your Fall Marketing Season Now

Mastering Marketing - August 2015 Summertime and the season is busy. Planting, harvesting, marketing, coordinating employees, and dealing with customers leave little time in the day to prepare for the busy fall agritourism and direct marketing season. But, now is just the right time to plan ahead...

Developing a Forest Stewardship Plan: The Key to Forest Management (FS-625)

Forest stewardship is the management of forest resources in a way that meets the needs of the current owners, but does not adversely affect use by future generations. A forest stewardship plan is a working guide that allows the landowner to maximize the wildlife, timber, recreation, aesthetic value...

Turning on Your Specialty Food Business (EB-406)

You need to formulate a business plan and consider how your business will be organized.

Food for Profit

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Anne Arundel County Extension Office
University of Maryland Extension’s Food for Profit workshop takes you step by step through the information necessary to start and run a small food product business. Although appropriate for any food business owners who want to develop their venture proactively, the workshop is especially directed...
On November 12, 2012, the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and University of Maryland Extension held the graduation ceremony for the first Farming: Pencil to Plow graduates. Eleven aspiring farmers...
Maintained by the IET Department of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. © 2017. Web Accessibility