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Finances and the Farm: 2021 Education-Only - An online class to enhance your farm management skills

This hands-on and self-paced course is designed for educational purposes and does not fulfill Farm Service Agency (FSA) borrower’s 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

If you need FSA borrower's training financial credit, click this link to go to the course approved for borrower's training.

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, K-State Research and Extension
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