If you want to learn how to manage your farm as a profitable business, this course is ideal for you!
Upon completion, learners will understand the importance of the application of business principles in agricultural production with specific reference to inputs, sourcing and resources.
They will be able to operate farming practices as businesses and will gain the knowledge and skills to move from a subsistence orientation to an economic orientation in agriculture. Farmers will gain the knowledge and skills to access mainstream agriculture through a business-orientated approach to agriculture.
We will cover basics such as:
- Store inputs,
- Production Management,
- The importance of marketing on your farming enterprise,
- The principles of Human Resources on the farm,
- How to choose the best cultivar for your enterprise and plan accordingly,
- Understanding your expenditure and income to ensure profitability and future forecast planning.