AgriBusiness Management

Non-credit business courses designed specifically for all types and sizes of modern family farm businesses in Oregon.

Empowering the participants with an understanding of sound business management principles and practices through a focus on effective financial record keeping analysis and interpretation.

Dedicated to the Success of Agriculture in Oregon

AgriBusiness Management at Chemeketa Community College was created in 1977 to provide community based education for farming and family farms.  As generations have retired and new and beginning farmers have emerged the need for training has remained.

AgriBusiness Management and the Agricultural Science Department at Chemeketa were winners of the 1998 AG Star Award and the 2007 Excellence in Education in Agriculture Award from the Oregon Department of Agriculture.

Since creation the College has served more than 800 farms in the Willamette Valley and in the neighboring Counties. Instructors are experienced in both teaching and farming. This course is ideal for all stages of running a farm business including - existing, next generation, beginning and new farmers.

You will learn -

  • Record Keeping
  • Setting Goals
  • Business Plans
  • Business Structure
  • Preparing and Interpreting
    • Balance Sheet
    • Profit and Loss Statements
    • Budgets
    • Cash Flow

Instruction combines both classroom and confidential on-the-farm consultations.  Classroom instruction utilizes time tested topics necessary to maintain a farm business such as record keeping, goal setting and records analysis.  The “on-the-farm” consultation allows the instructor to tailor fit the training to each participant’s varied needs.

Participants have also benefitted from networking with other producers.

Contact us now if you are considering registering for the first time this Fall of 2015 - PLEASE CONTACT THE INSTRUCTORS DIRECTLY

Returning Farm Businesses can now register ON-LINE click here.

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