February 11, 2015 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Risk Management Strategies Whole Farm Revenue Protection
$30 per personThis pre-conference workshop will address the most common reasons why a farm fails and then present strategies for reducing these risks. Twenty-year farm advocate Scott Marlow will share his knowledge for managing risk using smart business practices, available federal programs, and other resources. Also part of this workshop will be information about the new Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) program and the Noninsured Assistant Program (NAP) and how these programs can assist farmers in protecting their operations.
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Information on registration:
Register for both Conference and Why Farms Fail Workshop click here for the registration page and follow the form.
Register for Why Farms Fail Workshop only, click here for the registration page.
Scott Marlow currently serves as RAFI’s Executive Director. He previously directed the organization’s Farm Sustainability Program, providing in-depth financial counseling to farmers in crisis, education on disaster assistance programs and access to credit, and addressing the needs of mid-scale farmers seeking to increase the sustainability of their farms by transitioning to higher-value specialty markets.
His specialty is financial infrastructure, including access to credit and risk management for value-added producers.
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Scott holds a Master’s degree in Crop Science from NC State University and a BA in Political Science from Duke University.