Transitioning to Farm Life: A WV New Farmer Orientation. Presented by: Brandy Brabham, WVU Extension ANR Agent-Roane County Alexandria Straight, WVU Extension ANR Agent-Ritchie County April 2, 2014 2014 National Women in Agriculture Educators Conference
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Transitioning to Farm Life:A WV New Farmer Orientation
Brandy Brabham, WVU Extension ANR Agent-Roane County
Alexandria Straight, WVU Extension ANR Agent-Ritchie County
April 2, 2014
2014 National Women in Agriculture Educators Conference
The Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre, Indianapolis, IN
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*Adapted from the OSU Extension Whole Farm Planning Model
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Source: ISU Extension Beef and Pork Whole Animal Buying Guide, April 2009
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