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RADF Funding targets young farmers and agri-businesses

December 7, 2010

The Board of Directors of Rural Alberta's Development Fund has approved $970,000 in funding for a new project aimed at providing learning and networking opportunities to young farmers.Farm Masters will provide a forum for young, emerging agri-entrepreneurs to access tools and resources to help them succeed.

The program will be delivered in a new online platform created specifically to remove obstacles from learning that geographical locations and busy schedules present. The program will include business management, financial planning, hands-on skills training, marketing and peer-to-peer components.

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