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Growing for Profit

This Fast Track series focuses on the business of farming and will feature a wide variety of topics. The goal of this series is to provide agricultural producers of all sizes, industries and stages of growth the tools to succeed at the business of farming. Whether a prospective small farmer or an established family farm evaluating growth this series has something to offer. Topics include developing a business plan for your operation, legal and tax structures suited for farming, tax basics, regulations, and financing the agricultural enterprise.

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Experienced Certified Business Analysts provide free, confidential advice utilizing the latest tools and online resources.  Assistance to small business owners provided at locations throughout northeast Florida.  Video and online counseling are also available.  Areas of expertise include:
One-on-one counseling is provided at locations throughout  the region.  This service is provided at no cost to the client.  Online counseling is also available

  • General business and industry information
  • Business planning and feasibility studies
  • Sources of capital and loan packaging
  • Understanding financial statements
  • Cash flow management
  • Developing marketing strategies
  • Using Social Media
  • And much more


The SBDC sponsors more than 100 training  programs each year. Low-cost workshops offered at convenient locations, via webinar or through online modules. 

  • SBDC workshops, seminars and conferences provide practical, up-to-date information on business topics ranging from the basics to more advanced management skills.
  • Instructors include SBDC Certified Business Analysts, government experts and professionals with specific industry experience.


The SBDC offers small businesses access to the latest information needed to succeed including market data, financial analysis and business planning tools.