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How to Value Your Business, Planning for the Future

  • Tuesday, April 4, 2023, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

This three-week workshop series for livestock-based businesses will be held online. It is specifically targeted at existing meat, fiber, small ruminant dairy, or other livestock value-added processing businesses. A team of Cornell Cooperative Extension Educators will provide tools to assess your existing business and to assist in understanding options for business expansion or transfer. The workshop series will also be of benefit to livestock value-added business startups and is of relevance to both owners and employees in management positions.

The Webinars will be held Tuesday evenings, April 4th, 11th, and 18th from 6:30-7:30 pm.

Session One: Building a business plan to include an exit strategies and succession plan. Identification of a successor & working with professionals to build your team

Session Two: Financial planning for the future, Valuation of asset. Having access to up-to-date financial statements, analyzing current and future income and expenses to build a plan.

Session Three: Marketing, Customer Communications, Value of Customer Base. Is your business salable? Ideas & resources to market your business.

The fee is $100 per business (There are a few scholarships are available!). Multiple staff from your business may participate in the classes. Registration is limited to enhance group discussions; Q&A will not be recorded. Recording will be limited to the formal presentation; these will be made available for registrants wishing to review sessions or those unable to attend live session.

Please pre-register at Pre-registration is required by March 30, 2023. For more information or to check into the availability of scholarships, contact Lynn Bliven at 585-268-7644 ext. 18 or email


Lynn Bliven
Ag & Natural Resources Issue Leader
585-268-7644 ext 18

Last updated March 22, 2023