Students in this concentration study finance, risk management and economics as applied to management of a complex farm enterprise or ownership of rural real estate.
Students prepare to manage farms as owners, tenants, or employees; to work as professional farm managers for off-site owners; and to work in real estate appraisal, which requires state certification.
The Farm Management concentration offers several courses approved for state certification.
Learn how to conduct farm and other asset appraisals.
Specific courses required include Management of Farm Enterprises (232), Farm Management (332), Financial Decision-Making for Individual and Small Business (345), and Rural Real Estate Appraisal (448)
Career Opportunity: Vice President, Ag Services Department, Hickory Point Bank
A vice president of the Ag Services Department of Hickory Point Bank, representing the goals and objectives of clients throughout the United States to enhance their farmland ownership. Seth also values farmland properties throughout Illinois for clients with needs ranging from potential sales to estate planning. Read more