Farm Business Management

How to Value Your Business, Planning for the Future (online series)


How to Value Your Business, Planning for the Future (online series)

  • Tuesday, April 4, 2023, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Pre-registration is required by Thursday, March 30, 2023. 


This three-week workshop series for livestock-based businesses will be held online. It is specifically targeted at existing meat, fiber, small ruminant dairy, or other livestock value-added processing businesses. A team of Cornell Cooperative Extension Educators will provide tools to assess your existing business and to assist in understanding options for business expansion or transfer. The workshop series will also be of benefit to livestock value-added business startups and is of relevance to both owners and employees in management positions.

  • Session One: Understanding Cash Flow, Marketing, Value of Customer Base and Customer Communications
  • Session Two: Financial planning for the future, Valuation of assets, checklist
  • Session Three: Benefit of an exit strategy from startups to retirement, Identification of a successor, and Working with professionals

Multiple staff from your business may participate in the classes. Registration is limited to enhance group discussions; Q&A will not be recorded. Recording will be limited to the formal presentations; these will be made available for registrants wishing to review sessions or those unable to attend live session.

For more information or to check into the availability of scholarships, contact Lynn Bliven at 585-268-7644 ext. 18 or email


The fee is $100 per business (There are a few scholarships available!)


This event is online

Last updated March 13, 2023