Beginning Farm Management

Course # 10-090-101

Course Description

Students will study topics such as business planning, recordkeeping, financial statements, crop planning, livestock management, human resource management, marketing management and risk management. In addition, the course includes time to work with students on transition planning with owner generation, drafting operating agreements, financial statements, loan application preparation, livestock housing design, crop scouting, feed inventory calculations, nutrient management planning, and computerized recordkeeping training.

selectSectionStart DateEnd DateCreditsAvailable SeatsInstructorMTWThFSSuTimeLocationCost
Select0002Sep 14, 2022May 10, 2023323Kory Stalsberg 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMRichland Center Outreach Site$673.68
Course meets the third Wednesday of the month - September 14, October 12, November 9, and December 14, 2022; January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, and May 10, 2023. There will be a field trip in June 2023 to tour several agriculture operations and businesses. In addition, the course will include four (4) hours of individual on-the-farm time that you can use for a variety of activities.

Select0001Sep 21, 2022May 17, 2023322Kory Stalsberg 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMPlatteville Outreach Site$673.68
Course meets the third Wednesday of the month - September 21, October 19, November 16, and December 21, 2022; January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19, and May 17, 2023. There will be a field trip in June 2023 to tour several agriculture operations and businesses. In addition, the course will include four (4) hours of individual on-the-farm time that you can use for a variety of activities.