Tennessee Farm Manager course begins June 22

May 25, 2021


The Tennessee Master Farm Manager course will focus on solid business principles and efficiently utilizing resources on the farm. The course will consist of a series of prerecorded videos and live webinars. Zoom-based webinar sessions will be held on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 7 p.m. EST/6 p.m. CST beginning June 22. Registered participants will be emailed a link and instructions the day before each session.

A link to the videos will be sent to each participant shortly after registration is completed. They can be watched as your schedule allows.

Webinar topics include Farm and Management Transition Planning, The Cost of Borrowing, Current Agriculture Trade Issues, and Tax Planning and Recordkeeping. Videos are Does Your Lease Agreement Protect You?, Understanding and Creating Financial Statements, Veiling the Farm: A look at Entity Formation in Tennessee and Are Any of Them Right for Me?, and Equipment Purchase Decision Process.

To complete the course, seven of the eight sessions must be completed. Fee for the course is $100. Register online at masterfarmmanager.Tennessee.edu. For more information, contact Kevin Ferguson at kferguson@utk.edu or (615) 898-7710 or David Bilderback at db@utk.edu or (865) 200-4545.

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