The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Entrepreneurship course offered


September 4, 2014

WSU Extension is offering the popular Cultivating Success Ag Entrepreneurship Course on starting and sustaining a profitable small farm or agricultural enterprise beginning September 24. Community members are invited to sign up for this intensive, hands-on learning opportunity. The course features a full line-up of local guest speakers: bankers, accountants, attorneys, and successful farm owners.

Participants will gain skills in business planning, direct marketing and record-keeping. They’ll also receive information on federal and state programs targeted to the needs of small producers, including resources to improve risk management and conservation practices.

The course is designed for both beginning farmers as well as current growers who are looking to take their farm in a new direction.

The Ag Entrepreneurship course is 8 weeks long, starting on September 24. The course is Wednesday evenings from 6-8:30 p.m., being held in Cathlamet and Chehalis. The cost is $50 per family for four classes or $80 per family for the complete course. To register for the Ag Entrepreneurship Course or for more information contact Gary Fredricks at 360-577-3014 or


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