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Certified Farm Seeker Program Worksheets
Please find the worksheets for each of the five curriculum models below.

Worksheets - Introduction to Whole Farm Planning

Introduction to Whole Farm Planning Overview (pdf or docx)
Worksheet 1 (pdf or docx)
Worksheet 2 (pdf or docx)
Farm Goals Worksheet (pdf or docx)
Quality of Life Worksheet (pdf or docx)
Worksheet 6 (pdf or docx)
Worksheet 8 (pdf or docx)
Worksheet 9 (pdf or docx)
Worksheet 10 (pdf or docx)

* Alternative Introduction to Whole Farm Planning Module for Existing Farmers (pdf and docx)

Worksheets - Business Management

1.6-Estimating Income and Expenses (pdf)
2.9-Assessing Worker Abilities and Needs (pdf)
2.10-Likely Changes in Our Human Resources Situation (pdf)
2.13-Balance Sheet (pdf)
2.17-Risk Management (pdf)
4.11- Regulations and Policies (pdf)
4.12-Describing Potential Crop Production Systems (pdf)
4.13-Describing Potential Livestock Production Systems (pdf)
4.14-Resource Needs and Acquisition (pdf)
4.16-Estimating Output and Capacity (pdf)
4.17-Operations Strategy Summary (pdf)
4.18-Tasks and Workload (pdf)
4.19-Filling Workforce Needs (pdf)
4.20-Compensation (pdf)
4.21-Human Resources Expense Estimates (pdf)
4.22-Management Strategy (pdf)
4.23-Human Resources Strategy Summary (pdf)
4.25-Business Organization (pdf)
4.26-Farmland Affordability (pdf)
4.27-Finance (pdf)
4.28-Financial Strategy Summary (pdf)
4.30-Annual Operating Expenses for the Whole Farm (pdf)
4.33-Long-Range Projected Income Statement (pdf)
4.34-Long-Range Projected Cash Flow (pdf)
4.35-Projected Balance Sheet (pdf)
4.36-Risk Analysis (pdf)
4.37-Transitional Cash Flow (pdf)

Worksheets - Land Acquisition and Tenure

“Planning the Future of Your Farm” Workbook 

Worksheets - Marketing

Worksheet 1.3: Who in the World am I Marketing To? (pdf)
Worksheet 1.31: My Individual Customer Profile
(pdf)
Worksheet 1.32: My Business Customer Profile
(pdf)
Worksheet 1.4: How Do I Find Market Trends?
(pdf)
Worksheet 1.5: Who Is My Competition?
(pdf)
Worksheet 3.2: Price Strategy
(pdf)
Worksheet 3.3: Pricing Considerations
(pdf)
Worksheet 3.4: Further Pricing Assessment
(pdf)
Worksheet 3.5: Place Worksheet
(pdf)
Worksheet 3.6: Promotion Worksheet
(pdf)

Worksheets - On-Farm Experience

Worksheet: Resume Template and Sample (pdf)

For more information, please contact:

Andy Sorrell
VDACS Office of Farmland Preservation
804.786.1906
Andrew.Sorrell@vdacs.virginia.gov

Ron Saacke
Virginia Farm Bureau Young Farmers
804.514.4202
ron.saacke@vafb.com

Certified Farm Seeker Program Coordinator
804.290.1030
certifiedfarmseekers@gmail.com
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