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Farm Management

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Backyard Farming

Raising your own food can be a rewarding experience. It provides physical activity and a source of fresh food. Raising plants and animals in order to produce food is a great activity for the entire family and can be excellent for mental health. To assist small producers, novice livestock owners and...

International Extension Development

International Extension Development - The objective of this program is to improve the knowledge and ability of people in agriculture of Central Asia to work and function in a market economy. To accomplish this, Extension systems are being developed which will provide the organizational frameworks...

Enterprise Budgeting for Maryland Farms

Enterprise Budgeting for Maryland Farms - This method involves (1) identifying alternative crop, animal, and recreational enterprises for Maryland farm managers, (2) estimating output levels, output prices, input requirements, input prices, and profits from alternative enterprises, and (3)...

PRO-FARM Financial Management and Computer Recordkeeping Program

PRO-FARM Financial Management and Computer Recordkeeping program helps farm managers improve their record keeping and financial management skills so they can enhance the profitability, liquidity, and solvency of their farm businesses. A secondary objective of the program is that farm managers will...

Financial Management and Business Planning for Farm Service Agency Borrowers

Financial Management and Business Planning for Farm Service Agency Borrowers program trains farm managers who receive financial assistance from the USDA Farm Service Agency. Farm managers who receive FSA financial assistance are required to take this course. The course is 25 hours spread over 5...

Dairy Farm Management Program

Dairy Farm Management Program provides specific financial and business planning tools to Maryland dairy farm managers. Workshops are tailored specifically for dairy farm managers. Additional analytical tools have been developed to help dairy farm managers manage their operations. The Maryland Dairy...

Business Planning for Maryland Agribusinesses

Business Planning for Maryland Agribusinesses provides managers of commercial farms, small farms, greenhouses, and nurseries with education and assistance in developing effective business plans for their businesses. A business plan is a detailed, written document that will help them manage their...

Business Planning and Farm & Financial Management

Extension e ducation in Farm Management is conducted by Dale Johnson , Farm Management Specialist. Dale holds a B.S. in Agribusiness Management from Utah State University and an M.S. in Agricultural Economics from Cornell. He has been with University of Maryland Extension since 1985. The objective...

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