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New UT Extension Master Farm Manager Program

Posted on Monday, September 21, 2020 at 9:55 am

Tennessee Master Farm Manager is a new educational Extension program. The course will focus on solid business principles and efficiently utilizing resources on the farm. The Zoom-based webinar sessions will be held on Tuesday nights for eight weeks starting October 13, 2020 at 7PM EST/6PM CST. Registered participants will be emailed a Zoom link and instructions the day before each session.

The class will focus on farm financial management. Topics covered are; understanding financial statements, business structure, lending, equipment purchasing, trade issues, recordkeeping, tax planning, lease agreements, and farm transitioning.

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.

More information and the registration can be found at: MasterFarm-Manager.tennessee.edu or contact David Bilderback at (865) 200-4545 or db@utk.edu. Mail-in registration ends October 6, 2020.

Through its land-grant mission of research, teaching and extension, the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture touches lives and provides Real. Life. Solutions. ag.tennessee.edu