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Program: Fruit Grower Report
Date: September 14, 2011

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Washington Wine Economic Forum. I’m Greg Martin with today’s Fruit Grower Report.

The only Washington-focused seminar on the economics of wine this year is coming up. Sara Cornell is the Director of Constituent Services for the Washington Wine Industry Foundation talks about this years Washington Wine Economic Forum.

CORNELL: This years forum is actually going to be providing two tracks, one is the owner/executive track with on varietal analysis, price points, valuing your business, creating and following a meaningful strategic plan, and key employee retention.

Additionally the controller/bookkeeper track will address inventory and cost accounting, "good" bookkeeping, basic financials, internal reporting, and software trends.

CORNELL: If you are an owner, general manager, CFO, COO, controller, a bookkeeper this workshop is for you and you will definitely find benefit in it. In addition actually to the specific tracks we’re providing, generally speaking other areas of interest that people may have will include topics on strategic accounting and tax planning, consumer behavior trends and benchmarking.

If you would like to attend there is a key deadline coming up tomorrow.

CORNELL: Early bird registration is up September 15 but folks are still welcome to register. The cost is $125 per person. They can find complete information on our website which is WashingtonWineFoundation.org and it is online registration through our website.

That’s today’s Fruit Grower Report. I’m Greg Martin on the Ag Information Network. 

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