AgCarolina Farm Credit will be accepting young, beginning, small and minority farmers or farm families as participants in a ten-module online course offered by Farm Credit University.
The program functions to assis young, beginning, small and minority farmers in launching, growing, managing, and transitioning a business. The fast-paced online program will aid the participant in understanding financial concepts and how to prepare to meet with a lender.
The program helps young, beginning, small and minority farmers become more successful business people by increasing their knowledge about marketplace, financial and business management topics. Each participant will also develop valuable skills that will enable them to develop a useful, meaningful and strategic business plan for their own business.
Interested applicants residing within AgCarolina Farm Credit's North Carolina service area must complete an application to be considered. Click here for the Ag Biz application.
Our application period for the 2018-2019 Ag Biz Programs is open until August 31, 2018. Click here for the Ag Biz application.
If you have questions about the Ag Biz Planner course, see our FAQ.
"The Ag Biz Planner program really opened my eyes to planning for the success of my operation. My AgCarolina mentor was a big help and we still talk frequently about updates to my operation."
Participant - Four Oaks, NC
"I'd recommend this course to anyone interested in learning more about how to build a business plan with the experts at Farm Credit."
Participant - Rocky Mount, NC