Farm Management Education

NON-DEGREE

Description

Farm Management Education provides a practical study of the farming business for families currently engaged in managing their farms or ranches. Participants receive instruction in goal setting, planning, records/accounting and business analysis. Training in computerized farm record systems is part of the course. Content deals with the farmer’s own financial information, which remains confidential. Farmers and ranchers learn how to prepare financial statements and use them in day-to-day management. Student(s) may enroll in up to three semesters per year. The course is repeatable.

Farm Management Education is certified to meet the Farm Service Agency borrower training requirements.

Requirements

A student must be actively engaged in farming or a beginning farmer to enroll.

Career Opportunities

The mission is to provide lifelong learning opportunities in economic and financial management for families and individuals involved in the farming and ranching business.

Contacts

Instructor TBD • Career Academy 115
701-224-5417


Levi Helmuth • Dickinson Research Extension Center
701-456-1121
Levi.Helmuth@bismarckstate.edu

 

AGRI 241. Farm Management Education

Credits: 1-6
Repeat Status: Repeatable up to 200.00 credits.
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
The Farm Management Education program provides a practical study of the farming business for farm families currently engaged in managing their farms or ranches.

AGRI 242. Advanced Farm Management Education

Credits: 1-4
Prerequisite: AGRI 241 or department approval.
Repeat Status: Repeatable up to 200.00 credits.
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
This course continues the application of farm management principles for decision making.