Developing a Longer Range Strategic Farm Business Plan: Business Management for Farmers
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North Central Regional Publication
An introduction to longer range planning and goal setting is presented here.
- Part I
An introduction to planning (U.S. perspective, overview, use of the FINPACK system).
- Part II
Situation evaluation; goal setting
- Part III
Developing a business plan.
- Part IV
Developing and implementing a workable transition plan.
- Part V
Managing a financially stressed farm business.
- Assessing past performance
- Future business environment
- Determining resources availability
- Setting goals
- Making decisions