Thinking of starting or growing an Agribusiness? The Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will offer a free Agribusiness webinar series 6 to 7 p.m., Thursdays, September 16 – October 14. This series is designed with the specific needs of current and prospective Agribusinesses including farmers, value-added processors, beverage manufacturers, food service businesses and more in mind.

The Western Regional Small Business Center Network and EmPOWERing Mountain Food Systems join to present this series on enhancing a farm business. Attendees will gain valuable insight into laws and regulations, farm taxes, how to create a newsletter and more. Learn more about resources available and tools needed to move your agribusiness forward. Each session will be presented by an experienced Agribusiness or subject matter expert.

Webinars will include: 

Adding Agritourism to Your Farm Business-September 16

Farm Business Laws & Regulations-September 23

Forest Farming for Income-September 30

Farm Taxes Explained:  Property, Equipment and Sales-October 7

Creating a Farm Newsletter-How to Use Constant Contact & Other Platforms to Engage Your Customers-October 14

More information on the Agribusiness Webinar Series can be found by visiting https://www.haywood.edu/small-business-center/agribusiness-summit. Visit SBC.Haywood.edu or call 828.627.4512 for additional information or to register today. Thinking about starting a business in Haywood County or growing an existing business? Take advantage of the programs, services and resources provided by the Small Business Center. The NC Community College’s Small Business Center Network assists in starting an average of over 600 businesses each year. Small Business Centers have an economic impact in 90 percent of all NC Counties each year, helping to create and retain nearly 3,000 jobs annually.