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*WEBINAR WEDNESDAY: Agricultural Business and Innovation

Dr. Aaron Hegde, professor of economics at CSU Bakersfield is the guest speaker on agriculture and business on Webinar Wednesday, Feb. 14
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
On this week’s free webinar, host and SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will be joined by Dr. Aaron Hegde, professor of economics at CSUB and executive director of the university’s Grimm Family Center for Agricultural Business. Dr. Hegde will discuss the Grimm Family Center’s planned programs and events for 2024, opportunities for student research and field experience, and the creation of new innovations and technologies.  
Bearden will begin the webinar with the need for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers to apply for forgiveness before the March 3 deadline and how to file. He will also provide details and upcoming deadlines for Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) reporting and the Employee Retention Credit Amnesty Program. 
Questions from attendees will be taken.  
This marks the 309th episode of the weekly “Webinar Wednesday” business series that provides news and information helpful to employers and business owners. 
The CSU Bakersfield Small Business Development Center provides free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners. New and existing businesses can go sign up for assistance by clicking here!
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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.