Center For Latino Farmers 


  * Connect Latino producers to USDA, WSDA & Ag trade programs & services

  * Conduct educational workshops in English/Spanish for farm sustainability

  * Assist producers to apply & qualify for low interest FSA loans

  * Coordinate projects on farm development

  * Promote & develop marketing cooperatives for increased profits


SERVICE AREA

State of Washington


NEWS RELEASE

Farm Financial Management


Yakima, WA-The Center for Latino Farmers, a division of the Rural Community Development Resources (RCDR) will be hosting a 20-hr educational series on Farm Financial Management for farmers in the Yakima area. The training will consist on understanding credit, financial statements, equity assessments, so that a farm business plan can be prepared. In addition, it will assist them in setting up a record keeping and develop a manual and/or computerized accounting system.

Date: December 17, 18, 19, 20, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm– 9:00 pm (per day)
Place: Yakima Oxford Suites 1701 E Yakima Ave
Cost: $100 per person/$150 per couple 


This training is made possible from a grant from USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers and farm workers in transition to farm owners.


Registration is open and is limited to 15 people per session on a first come first serve basis. Priority is given to farmers/ranchers that want to qualify for an FSA loan for farm purchase, equipment and/or production. 


For more information and to register please call Maria Giedra 509-453-3157

 


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PROGRAM PARTNERS

 

               

  

                                 


COMMUNITY PARTNERS

                                 
 
 
      

Advisory Committee Members

* USDA-RD

         * USDA-RMA

* USDA-FSA

         * USDA-NASS  

* USDA-NRCS

         * WA State Dept of Agriculture

* WA State Conservation Commission

* WA Growers League

         * Cowiche Growers

* Employment Security/WorkSource

         * Inspire Development Center

* Intertribal Ag Council