Riverland Community College
1900 8th Ave. N.W.
Austin, MN 55912

Toll-Free: (800) 247-5039
Local: (507) 433-0820

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Program locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Riverland Community College, Albert Lea

Riverland Community College, Austin


Advanced Farm Business Management

Riverland Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Advanced Technical Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

The Farm Business Management program is for people currently operating a farm business or making management decisions for a farm business. The program is concerned with the organization of a farmer's resources to assist the family in meeting their family and business goals. It is designed to increase knowledge and understanding of the economic and business principles to be successful in a business. The program is focused on skill upgrading which involves goal attainment, management functions and farm decision-making. Complete farm business records are used to analyze the farm business for improving the business organization, efficiency and profit making potential. The majority of instruction is delivered one-on-one at the business site. The program usually takes 3 years on a part-time basis.

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