AGR 143 - Introduction to Agribusiness and Financial Management at Southside Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2010-05-01

Introduces agriculture's importance to society and ways to start a farm or agribusiness. Evaluates forms of business including cooperatives and create financial statements and reports necessary for routine accounting and tax preparation. Utilizes financial tools for decision making, budgets and time value of money. Explores retirement, transition planning, personal financial management, and capital acquisition techniques.
2 Lecture, 2-3 Lab, 3 Credits, 4-6 Contact Hours
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Introduction to agribusiness and financial management skills and tools necessary for ownership and management positions in agricultural businesses.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Local college option.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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