Financial Management

Financial and business plans are essential to the success of new businesses and the continuation of existing operations. The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension conducts financial and business planning workshops, conferences, farm visits, and web-based training for agriculture businesses, aquaculture firms, and other natural resource based operations.

Educational topics in Financial Management include:

  • Basic recordkkeeping principles
  • Understanding farm taxes
  • Enterprise analysis
  • Calculating costs of production
  • Preparing financial statements
  • Analyzing the financial health of agriculture businesses

Business planning topics cover:

  • Goal setting
  • Enterprise planning and analysis
  • Production economics
  • Marketing Plan

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