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Tennessee Master Farm Manager

Create a strong business foundation to make better decisions for your farm's future!

The Tennessee Master Farm Manager is a new course being offered in 2020. This course will focus on solid business principals to help you better manage your operation. We will focus on helping you utilize resources on your farm efficiently.

The course will be held over eight Tuesday nights starting October 13th, 2020 at 7PM EST/ 6PM CST. This will be a Zoom based webinar, an email link and instructions will be sent the day before each session for registered participants.


 

Topics and Speakers


October 13, 2020

Understanding and Creating Financial Statements

Dr. Chris Boyer


October 20, 2020

Veiling the Farm: A look at entity formations in Tennessee, and are any of them right for me?

Craig Raysor, Raysor Legal


October 27, 2020

Tax Planning: What the Producer Needs to Know

Alan Galloway

Recordkeeping Helps You Manage the Farm

Lester Humpal


November 3, 2020

Equipment Purchase Decision Process

Jon Walton


November 10, 2020

The Cost of Borrowing

Dr. Aaron Smith


November 17, 2020

Farm and Management Transition Planning

Dr. Charley Martinez and Kevin Ferguson


November 24, 2020

Does Your Lease Agreement Protect You?

Dr. Chris Clark


December 1, 2020

Current Agriculture Trade Issues

Dr. Andrew Muhammad



 

Register Online



This will be a Zoom based webinar, an email link and instructions will be sent the day before each session for registered participants.



For more information contact:

Kevin Ferguson at
kferguson@utk.edu or 615-898-7710

David Bilderback at
db@utk.edu or 865-200-4545


 


TAEP Information for Tennessee Producers

Any agricultural producer, regardless of location, may register for the Tennessee Master Farm Manager webinar series. As an additional benefit, Tennessee producers who have previously qualified for 50% TAEP cost share, may utilize Master Farm Manager as a recertification.




Charley Martinez, Farm Management Economist, talking to couple





"I feel like this was a great course. Very beneficial."

- Workshop Participant




"Best class I have taken. Lot of information for a short class."

- Workshop Participant

Aaron Smith, Crops Economist, teaching producers