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Finances and the Farm: 2021 FSA Credit: An online class to enhance your farm management skills

This hands-on and self-paced course is designed to fulfill Farm Service Agency (FSA) borrower’s financial requirements. There are six lessons: Recordkeeping, Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow, Goal Setting and Managing Family Living Expenses.  The course includes 3.5 hours of material across 21 different videos and 2 hours of bonus content.

Participants will:

• Understand the structure of a balance sheet, income statement and cash flow

• Choose either Cattle/Crops or CSA/Farmers Market case farm to complete hands-on financial activities

• Be prepared to use financial management techniques for your own operation

• Set goals for your operation

• Learn how to make changes to avoid financial difficulties

The course also provides you access to bonus content which includes:

• Cost of Production

• Grain Marketing

• Family Communication

• Managing Farm Stress

This course is approved for FSA borrower’s training financial credit.  Coursework will be graded, and a certificate will be provided upon successful completion of the final exam.

Course taught by Robin Reid, K-State Extension Farm Economist, and LaVell Winsor, K-State Farm Analyst.


Monday, October 11, 2021

Event Type

Workshop, training, webinar


Alumni, Community, Extension Volunteers, Working Professional

Global Campus
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