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49 - AFLC - Agriculture, Fishery and Livestock


AFLC 102 - Farm Management (10 days)

Code Start Date Duration Venue
AFLC 102 17 October 2022 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AFLC 102 12 December 2022 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Farm management is a collective term of multiple of strategies and methods that are employed to keep a productive and profitable farm in the long term. In this perspective, the process itself is almost associated with a huge commercial farms although many of the same methods can be used with equal success on a smaller family-own farm. This course aims to provide students with economic concepts applicable to management decisions using farm or ranch and improve skills in planning and investment analysis.

Course Objectives

  • Learning to implement decision rules to determine conditions that maximize profit
  • Familiarizing with necessary information useful to the development of client-specific managerial analyses
  • Using budgeting concepts to develop whole farm plan for enterprises budgets
  • Understanding how to identify alternative business organizations
     

Who Should Attend?

  • Agricultural engineers
  • Environmental engineers
  • Agricultural practitioners
  • Rural Development practitioners
  • Researchers
  • Interventionists
  • Facilitators

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Farm management and decision making
  • Ownership and operating costs; fixed and variable costs
  • Economic principles choosing production levels

Day 2

  • Economic principles choosing input and output combinations
  • Enterprise budgets as a planning tool
  • Whole farm budget

Day 3

  • Introduction to farming
  • Agricultural land value and markets
  • Introduction to risk management

Day 4

  • Financial analysis: solvency, profitability and liquidity
  • Cash flow management
  • Acquiring farm machinery

Day 5

  • Analyzing the performance of the farm business
  • Income and expenses
  • Farm income tax records and management.

Day 6

  • Managing agricultural labor
  • Acquiring control of land through purchasing
  • Acquiring control of land through leasing

 

Day 7

  • Farm information systems
  • General introduction to Farm Management
  • Managing livestock, pastures and crops

 

Day 8

  • Production systems
  • Managing equipment and materials
  • Computer applications

Day 9

  • Farm structure and buildings
  • Financial aspects
  • Marketing

Day 10

  • Staff management
  • Water management
  • Diversification