ERIC Number: ED366846
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Farm Business Management Analysis. Unit II: Analyzing the Farm Business. Revised. Volume 25, Number 4.
The lessons in this unit are designed primarily for Missouri vocational agriculture instructors participating in the Farm Business Management Analysis program. Each of the 10 lessons in the unit is a self-contained instructional package and includes material for monthly classroom sessions for young and adult farmers and for individualized instructional activity. The lessons include specific suggestions for teacher preparation. The sample entries throughout the unit are taken from the sample entry material available from the Instructional Materials Laboratory for the Missouri Farm Business Record Book. Lesson components include a review, objective, motivation, key points, introduction of information, discussion, conclusions, announcements, social time, instruction, and lesson materials such as transparencies and handouts and quizzes. Topics covered in the 10 lessons are the following: (1) minimizing the year's taxable income; (2) summarizing the year's records; (3) methods of tax management; (4) planning next year's livestock and cropping programs and cash flow; (5) analyzing a profit and loss statement; (6) analyzing a financial statement and cash flow; (7) analyzing livestock enterprises; (8) analyzing crop enterprises; (9) analyzing machinery, equipment, and building costs; and (10) using farm credit. (KC)
Descriptors: Accounting, Adult Farmer Education, Agricultural Education, Course Content, Farm Accounts, Farm Management, Farmers, Individual Instruction, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Postsecondary Education, Recordkeeping, Records Management, Tax Deductions, Taxes, Teaching Methods, Units of Study, Young Farmer Education
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri, 2316 Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65202 (order no. 10-8102-I).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
Note: For unit I, see CE 065 866. Supersedes ED 227 238.