Instructor Resources: Whole Farm Planning

Resources for the Sustainable Small Acreage Farming & Ranching Course
Use these resources to prepare for the Whole Farm Planning Course! Below you will find a Powerpoint presentation template, sign-in sheet, sample agenda, workshop exercises, and a post-workshop evaluation.

 

Planning & Promotion

Flyer Template

Course Timeline

Reminder Letter

Pre-Course Survey (link)

Intro Webinar

Webinar Registration Link

Presentations (Link to Google Drive Folder)

  • Welcome

  • Idaho's BFR Program - Colette DePhelps

  • Sustainability & Whole Farm Planning - Ken Hart (TBD)

  • Course Format & Student Webpage - Colette DePhelps

  • Getting Started: Your Interests & Farm Goals - Ariel Agenbroad (TBD)

Post Webinar Survey (link)

Crop Day

Facilitator's Guide

Student Agenda (PST)

Student Agenda (MST)

Presentations (Link to Google Drive Folder)

  • Welcome

  • Intro to Enterprise Budgets- Greg Freistadt

  • Planning Your Market Garden - Diane Green

  • Getting to Know Your Soils - Jen Jensen

  • Digging Into Healthy Soils - Jessica McAleese

  • Marketing Yourself in a New Age of Media - Emily Black

  • Ecology of a Small Farm - Ariel Agenbroad

  • Biodiversity on the Farm - Casey O' Leary

Exercise #1

Exercise #2

Exercise #3

Crop Production Workshop Evaluation

Day of Event

Whole Farm Planning Day

Facilitator's Guide

Student Agenda (PST)

Student Agenda (MST)

Presentations (Link to Google Drive Folder)

  • Welcome and WFP & Sustainability - Colette DePhelps

  • Farmer Perspective on WFP & Sustainability - Greg Freistadt

  • Evaluating Your Whole Farm Resources - Jen Werlin & Jen Jensen

  • Assessing Enterprise Feasibility - Ken Hart

  • Farmer Perspective on Evaluating Resources & Assessing Enterprise Feasibility - January Spencer 

  • Selling What You Grow - Ariel Agenbroad

  • Farmer Perspective on Assessing Your Market - Diane Green

Whole Farm Plan Template

Whole Farm Plan Example

Exercise #1

Exercise #2

Exercise #3

Exercise #4

Whole Farm Planning Workshop Evaluation

Livestock Day

Facilitator's Guide

Student Agenda (PST)

Student Agenda (MST)

Presentations (Link to Google Drive Folder)

  • Welcome

  • Overview of the Species: Pros & Cons - Rebecca Mills

  • Regulations Related to the Sale of Livestock & Meat - Ariel Agenbroad

  • Idaho Regulations: Poulty & Eggs - Colette DePhelps

  • Rotational Grazing Techniques for Small Farms - Samantha Ball

  • Grassfed, Grass Finished Beef: Johns Mobbs 

  • Pastured Pigs: Feeding to Finish - Melissa Lines (TBD)

  • Broiler Chicken Enterprise - Janie Burns

  • Mobile Pastured Poultry Enterprise - TBD

  • Small Her Dairy Enterprise - Kim Cushman (TBD)

  • Livestock Enterprise Budgets - Kate Painter

Action Plan Activity

This Cultivating Success course is hosted by Idaho Cultivating Success™. 
If you have questions, please contact Colette DePhelps, University of Idaho Extension cdephelps@uidaho.edu  208-885-4003