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Agriculture Business

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If you have any questions, call Jona Kay Squires. 405-449-7623

---Spring 2021 Class Dates---

  Enroll Class Description Start End Day Start Time End Time Hours Price
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Beef Quality Assurance - Certification

BQA does more than just help beef producers capture more value from their market cattle: BQA also reflects a positive public image and instills consumer confidence in the beef industry. Demonstrates commitment to food safety and quality. This certification is good for three years. Online registration available at: cation/online-bqa-certification


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Farm Finances - QuickBooks 

Are you ready to use QuickBooks to set up your farm or agricultural business? This class is for beginners in using QuickBooks Online. After the completion of the introductory class, you can then work with the trainers on a one-one basis for additional help that can be scheduled individually.

2/23/2021 2/23/21 T 6:00 PM 9:00 PM 3 $20 
Enroll Online Button Farm Marketing - Canva

Utilize Canva a free online application to create flyers, social media posts, business cards, and more to help your farm business grow.

2/16/2021 2/16/21 T 6:00 PM 9:00 PM 3 $20 
Enroll Online Button Growing Herbs and Learning the Basics Learn about growing fresh culinary herbs from the proper soil mix, cutting and harvesting to preparing those great dishes with herbs. Discount unavailable. 5/13/2021 5/13/21 TH 6:00 PM 9:00 PM 3 $25 
Enroll Online Button Horticulture Tour Day 1 - Pecans and Berries

Join us for a day of touring local pecan retail and orchard along with other local growers with high tunnels, berries and more.

4/21/2021 4/21/21 W 7:30 AM 4:30 PM 8 $5 
Enroll Online Button Horticulture Tour Day 2 - Horn Canna Farm Touring will encompass seeing Horn’s Canna Farm in Carnegie and touring Southwest Oklahoma and several agricultural producer’s specialty niche growing and retail businesses. 6/5/2021 6/5/21 Sa 7:30 AM 4:30 PM 8 $5 
Enroll after July 1, 2021 Master Gardener Class First-come and first serve – limited numbers so sign up early.
Register at Cleveland County Ext. Office.
8/6/2021 11/15/21 F 9:30 AM 3:00 PM 52 $200 
Enroll Online Button Ready, Set, Go - Are you ready for farmers market? Learn about the permits and licenses to sell agricultural products at the Norman Farmers Market one of the oldest
Farmers Markets in the state. You will know how to take SNAP, how to be a vendor, and things to help your experience be
positive at a local farmer’s market.
2/9/21 2/9/21 T 6:00 PM 9:00 PM 3 $20 
Enroll Online Button Sensory Container Garden

Let your hands create your very own sensory container garden. This class will recycle and repurpose unique objects with sensory plants. This project can foster mindfulness with a take-home container garden that connects to all your senses.

4/6/2021 4/6/21 T 6:00 PM 9:00 PM 3 $25 
Enroll Online Button Step by Step Seed Starting

Learn about growing plants through a step by step process for those beginners. A quick hands-on training with a variety of materials and resources to jumpstart your growing season and discover new varieties of plants.

2/25/2021 2/25/21 TH 6:00 PM 9:00 PM 3 $20 
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Vendor Up? Norman Farmers Market Sign Up

Are you interested in selling local produce or value-added products in Norman? Check out this introduction and the process for sign up and permit/license requirements.

2/2/2021 2/2/21 T 6:00 PM 8:00 PM 2 $0 
Enroll Online Button Website for Farm Businesses

Got a business and need help creating a website. This class will show how a free app Square Web can help you build a website and online store.

1/26/2021 1/26/21 T 6:00 PM 9:00 PM 3 $20 
Classes that are being offered by Zoom - Date to be determined and a prerequisite of an email and a 30-minute training on Zoom prior to class start.  
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Farm Finances - QuickBooks    TBD TBD         $20 
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Farm Marketing - Canva   TBD TBD         $20 
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Website for Farm Businesses   TBD TBD         $20 

* = No Discounts Available **=Price includes test, book, or supply fee Fees pay for supplies, materials, certification tests, etc.