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Farm Business Management Department Overview

Engaged in Farm Business
The Farm Business Management program is designed for those actively engaged in the operation and management of a farm business. The purpose of the program is to develop the manager's ability to organize resources in order to meet business and family goals. Management is the utilization of resources to maximize the return to the scarcest resource which is a continuous decision-making process. The program emphasizes goal setting, the identification of resources, records management, business analysis and interpretation.

Core Competencies

  1. Establish, compile, maintain, and understand business records.
  2. Perform analysis and inquiry of financial data, production data, and historical financial ratios.
  3. Establish and regularly evaluate business goals and plans
  4. Acquire the necessary skills to manage the resources of the business