Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Approved to Provide Financial Management Training
USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) has approved the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship’s application to conduct financial management and production training nationwide. Financial management training by an approved vendor is required for FSA’s beginning farmer loan agreements. Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship operates an online school, Managed Grazing Innovation Center, which offers classes to Apprentices and the public. In its 12-week Farm Business Management class, students are introduced to business planning techniques, record-keeping practices, and tools for charting progress toward personal and business goals.