Cancellation Policy:

The entire registration fee will be charged for educational program cancellations made after the registration deadline.  The entire registration fee will also be charged for any registration participant who does not attend the event. Educational programs include events such as trainings, seminars, workshops, tours, webinars and conferences.​ 

Event Title
​Date(s), Time and     Location(s) ​Topic(s) ​Leaders
Device Ready Program

This workshop will be offered in this location from 9:00am-4:00pm local time.​
  • ​August 15, 2018 - Knoxville
  • August 16, 2018 - Murfreesboro

As an increasing number of consumers are using smartphones, tablets and computers to interact with businesses, direct farm marketers, including value-added agriculture entrepreneurs and agritourism operators, must learn to communicate with customers in new ways.


The Device Ready program was developed by Ohio State University Extension educators to help farmers to analyze and improve their online presence. 

​Megan Bruch Leffew (CPA)
Eric Barrett (Ohio State University Extension)
Rob Leeds (Ohio State University Extension)
Recordkeeping for Successful Value-Added Enterprises
Pre-registration and pre-payment of $20 per person per event registration fee required no later than five business days prior to each workshop. Lunch will be provided.

These workshops fulfill a TAEP educational requirement in ONLY the following Producer Diversification Sectors: Fruits and Vegetables, Agritourism, and Value-Added.

This workshop will be offered in this location from 9:00am-4:00pm local time.
  • July 17, 2018
​Participants will be introduced to QuickBooks accounting software and learn about:
  • Setting up chart of accounts, items, customers and vendors
  • Entering sales and making deposits
  • Paying bills and writing checks
  • Creating reports
Please note: This workshop is designed for Desktop, NOT on-line basic users that operate a for-profit value-added farm business. Participants will be shown how to enter checks and deposits for an "example" value-added enterprise. A workshop manual for home reference will be provided. 
​Hal Pepper (CPA)