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BF 103: Taking Care of Business
General Course Resources
Webinar Schedule and Participant Guide
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Navigating in Teachable; Getting a Course Completion Certificate; and More
Week 1: Introduction and Risk Management
Week 1 Webinar Slides, Join Link, and Recording
FORUM: Introduce Yourself: Meet Your Peers
Test Yourself: What Do You Know?
Video: Farmers Talk About Regulations, Taxes, & Insurance
Guide to Farming in NY: Risk Management Fact Sheet
ACTIVITY: Where Are You Vulnerable? What Will You Work on?
FORUM: What Would You Like to Know About Legal Liabilities?
Week 2: Legal Liability and Related Issues
Week 2 Webinar Slides, Join Link, and Recording
Food Safety: What You Need to Know
Labor Laws: What You Need to Know
In-Depth Information at Farm Commons
Farm Leasing Resources
FORUM: What Legal Liabilities Most Concern You?
FORUM: What Would You Like to Know About Business Structures?
Week 3: Business Structures
Week 3 Webinar Join Link, Slides, and Recording
RESOURCE - Doing Business in NYS, Business Structures
Business Structures: What You Need to Know
Choosing a Business Structure - Farm Commons
Record-keeping: The Basics
FORUM: What Would You Like to Know About Insurance?
Week 4: Insurance
Week 4 Webinar Link, Slides, and Recording
Farm Insurance Readings
Farm Labor and Workers Comp Insurance Readings
Safety in Agricultural Tourism Act Fact Sheet
FORUM: What Can You Do to Help You and Your Insurance Agent Sleep Better at Night?
FORUM: What Would You Like to Know About Regulations and Permitting?
Week 5: Regulations and Permits
Week 5 Webinar Link, Slides and Recording
Information on Ag Districts and Zoning
Food Safety Library: Regulations and Best Practices
Washing and Packing Safe Food: Water Testing, Pack Sheds, and More
Value-Added Food Processing Information
FORUM: Questions and Resource-Sharing
Week 6: Federal and State Taxes
Week 6 Webinar Link, Slides, and Recording
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Federal Income Taxes: Primer, IRS Guide, and the Importance of Planning
NYS Income, Sales, and Property Tax Information
Employer Tax Resources
FORUM: An Auditor Pays You a Visit...
FORUM: Final Questions
Staying Connected After This Course Ends
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