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These recorded webinars are from the 2023 Idaho Small Farm & Ranch Webinar Series that cover topics from an upcoming publication, Cultivating Your Business: A Guide for Small and Direct Marketing Farms in Idaho


SESSION 1: Introduction to Direct Farm Marketing & Choosing the Best Business Structure
Diane Green, Greentree Naturals | Slide Handout - Intro to Direct Farm Marketing | Slide Handout - Business Structure (Farmer Perspective)
Nick Smith, University of Idaho Entrepreneurship Law Clinic | Slide Handout - Business Structures

SESSION 2: Understanding Insurance and Liability & Farm Labor: Hiring Employees, Interns and Volunteers
Kurt Allender, American National Insurance | Slide Handout - Insurance and Liability
Diane Green, Greentree Naturals | Slide Handout - Insurance (Farmer Perspective)
Carmen Saucedo, Department of Labor
Katherine Creswell, Moose Meadow Farm | Slide Handout - Labor Management (Farmer Perspective)

SESSION 3: Complying with Specific Product Rules & Quarantines and Labels & Voluntary Certifications
Amber Jackson, Idaho State Department of Agriculture |Slide Handout - Quarantines and Licensing
Casey O'Leary, Snake River Seed Cooperative
Erica White, Idaho State Department of Agriculture | Slide Handout - Idaho Preferred
Edward Newcomb, Cloud Eleven Mountain Farm | Slide Handout - Labels & Certifications (Farmer Perspective)

SESSION 4: Rules for Poultry Processing and Selling Eggs in Idaho and Selling Prepared & Processed Foods
Charles Tindall
, U.S. Department of Agriculture | Handout USDA Poultry Exemptions
Jeamette Lock, Pack River Farm
Danell Bennett, Panhandle Health District
Jessica Harrold, Hen and Hare Microfarm

Idaho Cultivating Success™ is brought to you by University of Idaho Extension and UI Small Farms Extension

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