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Direct Marketing

Emerging Models for Direct-to-Consumer Marketing

Business planning - graph and marketing plan
Mastering Marketing - June 2018 “You never change things by fighting an existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the old model obsolete.” – Buckminster Fuller I ran across this quote in my morning reading just before going into a meeting with some of the University of...

Digital Direct Marketing Tips for 2016 - Make It a Great Sales Year

Box of fresh farm raised vegetables
MASTERING MARKETING - JANUARY 2016 Whether you’re selling raw or value-added farm products, breeding stock, agritourism experiences, or business services, the start of a new year is a good time to develop your digital marketing “action tools”. There’s lots of buzz words or phrases surrounding...

11th Annual Small Farm Conference

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:00pm to Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 - 5:00pm
Richard A. Henson Center
Come and learn about: soil health, 43,560 Project, aquaculture systems, direct marketing opportunities, growing frresh market potatoes, appropriately scaled farm equipment, and much more! There will be seminars for new and beginning farmers, youth programs, youth activities and exhibitors. Partners...
Topics in this issue include: • Food for Profit Classes Held Around the State • Marketing Do’s and Don’ts, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly • The Maryland Rural Enterprise Development (MREDC) ‐ New...More info
Market Peaches
The website www.princegeorgesfarmfun.com – developed to support and promote local farms, farmers markets and agricultural heritage sites – launches today to help both local residents and visitors...
Ag Marketing Newsletter
Inside this issue: • Introducing Our New URL • Is the Price Right • Did you know: the menu that started a revolution • Excel Worksheet helps determine retail prices for farm-raised meat cuts •...More info

Direct Marketing Feeds "Buy Local"

Ag Marketing News Update Grocery stores and brokers have been purchasing “in-season” produce for years. As the season progresses, a glut of product drives down prices, allowing stores to capitalize on lower inventory costs. One solution to these falling prices was for farmers to try to get local...
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