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Farm Management

Farm Management

Students study finance, risk management and economics as applied to the 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: Farm Marketer with Cargill Inc.; Dana, IN

Jack Plunk
Jack Plunk A farm marketer is an agricultural sales and marketing specialist. The role encompasses developing long-term relationships with targeted customers and farmers to maximize their returns by utilizing Cargill’s full range of products, services, and resources to solve customer problems and create new opportunities. Read more
Did You Know...

Farm Management today is more than just managing your home farm, with graduates working for agribusiness or in managing real estate.