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Business of Farming Conference

Register now for at ASAP's annual conference for farmers. The 2023 conference will be Saturday, February 11, at A-B Tech Conference Center in Asheville.

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Upcoming Events

ASAP's Business of Farming Conference, Feb. 11, 2023

Business of Farming Conference

WHEN: Feb. 11, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: A-B Tech Conference Center, 16 Fernihurst Dr., Asheville, NC

ASAP’s annual Business of Farming Conference brings together professional farmers from across the Southeast region to network and share resources to grow their farm businesses. Farmers learn about marketing, business planning, and financial management from regional experts and innovative peers. The conference is designed for beginning and established farmers as well as those seriously considering farming as a profession. There are also sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities. Find out more and register!

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