Farm Financial Planning Workshop March 10 in Pine Bluff

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences

farmA farm financial planning workshop is scheduled for Thursday, March 10, at the at the S.J. Parker 1890 Cooperative Extension Complex at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). The workshop begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. with a complimentary lunch.

Aimed at current and beginning farmers and ranchers, the workshop will emphasize records and how they are used to calculate funds needed for an upcoming operation. Cash flow projections and repayment ability will also be included.

Farmers and ranchers will learn how to make and use balance sheets to determine the financial condition of an operation. Other tools necessary for an operation, such as enterprise budgets, break-even prices, cash land rent values and average yields of different enterprises will also be discussed. Questions about U.S. Department of Agriculture loan applications will be answered.

Contact Kellye Luckett at (870) 575 -7246 to preregister and be included in the meal count or if you have special needs. The S.J. Parker 1890 Extension Complex is located at the corner of Oliver Road and L.A. “Prexy” Davis Drive. The workshop is sponsored by the UAPB Small Farm Program.

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Program offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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