ERIC Number: ED230783
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Farm Business Management Analysis: Adjusting the Farm Business to Increase Profit. Unit III. Volume 15, Number 3. Instructor's Guide.
Denker, Robert; And Others
Designed primarily for Missouri vocational agricultural instructors participating in the Farm Business Management Analysis Program, this instructor's guide, consisting of 10 lessons, deals with adjusting a farm business to increase profits. The following topics are covered in the individual lessons: law and the farm family, planning income tax management, closing the record book and planning cash flow, evaluating family living expenses, determining the most profitable livestock enterprise, determining the most profitable cropping system, planning the farm marketing program, adjusting capital investments to increase net profit, planning for efficient labor use, and controlling costs. Included in each section are suggestions for a review of previous materials covered, an objective, motivational techniques, key points to be addressed in the lesson, information to be introduced during the lesson, guidelines for holding a group discussion, conclusions, end-of-class announcements, and a list of materials needed by students and by instructors. (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Behavioral Objectives, Business Administration, Capital, Consumer Economics, Cost Effectiveness, Estate Planning, Family Income, Farm Accounts, Farm Management, Financial Needs, Financial Problems, Financial Support, Guidelines, Instructional Materials, Investment, Labor Utilization, Learning Activities, Legal Responsibility, Livestock, Marketing, Money Management, Planning, Postsecondary Education, Program Implementation, Recordkeeping, State Curriculum Guides, Taxes, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Career and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
Identifiers: Missouri; Profit Maximization
Note: For a related document, see ED 227 238.