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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Farm Management Seminar

Jan 7, 2016 (All day)
Wayne County Administration Building - commissioners' meeting room
Rory Lewandowski

The 2016 Farm Management Seminar, a five-session workshop series, will focus on the financial education that goes along with operating a successful farming operation.

Although the farm management school targets those who are new to agricultural fields, any farmer, producer or agriculture-related industry person is welcome to attend. The goal of the program is to help young and beginning farmers learn how to become financially savvy and how to make their agricultural operations successful.

The farm management school runs January 7, 14, 21, 28 and February 4 for two hours each night.

Topics will include:

  • Jan 7
    • What Is the Mission of Your Farming Operation?
    • Making Record Keeping Do More Than the Tax Return
  • Jan 14
    • Developing Your Balance Sheet
    • Basics of Finance
  • Jan 21
    • Developing Your Business Plan
  • Jan 28
    • Farm Transition Planning
  • Feb 4
    • Ag Law 101

The farm management seminar is sponsored by Farm Credit Mid-America and Farmers National Bank. Registration for the workshop series is $50 and includes a light supper and program materials. See the attached flier for registration information.