Please tell us about your agricultural business or service. Deadline is February 20, 2015.

This survey is being conducted by the NW CT Economic Development Corporation (NWCTEDC) with the purpose of creating a regional agricultural inventory of farms, farm related businesses, and agricultural related services based in the twenty-one municipalities in Northwest CT. (NWCTEDC works closely with the Northwest Hills Council of Governments (NHCOG) and the NW CT Chamber of Commerce.) A NW CT Regional Agriculture Directory and survey results will be posted at www.nwctedc.com/agriculture. If you have questions please contact Rich Meinert at the UConn Agricultural Extension Center based at UConn-Torrington.

* 1. What is the name of your agricultural business or organization?

* 3. Listing in the NW CT Agricultural Regional Directory (free) - www.nwctedc.com

* 4. How do you market your products?

* 5. What percentage of net income is used for marketing?

* 6. Event participation

* 7. Challenges to sustainability

  major issue somewhat of an issue not an issue
access to land
unmet labor needs
access to capital
transportation issues
infrastructure needs
excessive government regulations
inadequate support services
access to markets
lack of suppliers/dealers

* 8. Are you interested in meeting with other growers/producers to discuss common concerns? (once a year, in January or February)

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