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By: Sean Westerveld on October 8,2013 The Ontario Lavender Association has organized a Risk Management Workshop titled “Risk Management for production and product development in Lavender Workshop”. While the information is particularly focussed on lavender, it could also be useful to growers of other similar crops that involve product development and/or agritourism such as herbs and hops. Non-lavender growers are welcome to participate. For more information contact the Ontario Lavender Association. Date:             Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Location:     Cambridge Hotel – Conference Centre, 700 Hespeler Road, Cambridge, ON N3H 5L8, 519-622-1505 Facilitator: Connie Kehler from Saskatchewan Herb & Spice Organization, saskherbspice.org Time              9:30 registration 10:00 – 3:00 workshop Members cost:         $75 + HST includes all material, lunch and refreshments, $50 + HST for a second person from the same farm Non-members cost: $100 + HST per person Description:       In today’s market the buyer rules and unfortunately we are grouped in with and measured by our worst.  In the public’s and the court’s eyes having a risk management system in place is practicing due diligence. Without one it is neglect.  When an honest error or mistake is made a risk management system will help you keep a small problem small, have a plan for correcting it and because of the due diligence element – make it a repairable mistake.  The same scenario with no risk management system is deemed neglect and cost you your business plus! In addition a risk management system teaches you how to manage your business while keeping risks to minimum and makes you able to prove when the issue is not yours. Register by e-mailing: olapublicrelations@gmail.com Space is limited, register TODAY. To read the full post, click here.
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