Information on financial management of your business, including budgeting, financial life skills, planning, value-added production, price and pricing, and the Farm$en$e workshop.
Join us as we discuss strategies and best practices with fellow market managers in western Pennsylvania.
Penn State Extension is offering a unique grain marketing learning opportunity with Dave Fogel at eight area locations.
By David R. Jackson, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., James Finley, Ph.D.
Woodlot owners can improve your woods for the future or cause damage from which it might not recover for generations.
By Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime, Ashley Ellixson, Paul Goeringer
It's time to get a dialogue started with family to determine a strategy for transferring farm assets that can help minimize stress and the potential tax burdens on your heirs.
Farm managers, workers, producers and company owners are invited to join us for this informative financial workshop.
In this intense managerial business workshop, join us for an evening of farm business, farm financial analytics, and food.
The prices you set for your services should move you toward achieving your long-term business goals. At the same time, consider how you are looking to position yourself in the business landscape.
There is very little grant money available but here are a few resources for loan and grant organizations to help you as you start or grow your farm.
Sometimes I feel as though value-added is promoted as a certain road to success. To maintain and grow an economically viable business we would expect profitability. Value-added is not a risk-free path to achieving profits.
Penn State Law is offering farmers the opportunity to obtain free legal services through its Rural Economic Development Clinic.
Are you looking to start a new food business? Are you an existing business looking for information on how to maximize your profitability?
The basic resources at the manager’s disposal are land, labor, capital (buildings, machinery, equipment, livestock, cash, credit) and management.
When07:00 PM 03/07/2019 - 08:30 PM 04/11/2019
Join us for these weekly webinars as we cover a wide variety of interests that can pair your passions with a future career!
Are you aware of the conservation and risk management programs available to your farm?
More Tools and Apps
By Robert Crassweller, Ph.D., Tara Baugher, Lynn Kime
This tool will assist growers with the decision making process of determining the cost of two trellis systems.
More Online Courses
Learn what to consider and how to communicate about succession, retirement, and estate planning; property transfers; and avoiding unnecessary taxes and costs.
When12:00 AM 07/01/2014 - 11:55 PM 06/30/2019
Your Future in Focus Online is a series of webinars designed specifically to lead farming and food entrepreneurs through the process of business planning.
This article for the beginning investor explains what mutual funds are, ways you can make money on mutual funds, the objectives of mutual funds, types of mutual funds, and more.
By Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime, Robert Crassweller, Ph.D.
Apples may be grown in many parts of the country and lend themselves well to part-time farming operations.
By Lynn Kime, Winifred W. Mc Gee Length9:40
USDA Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WRFP) benefits diversified crop and livestock farms, insuring all products' combined revenues in one policy.
This article explains fees other than interest that can be assessed on credit cards, including carrying charges, annual fees, cash advance fees, late fees, and transaction fees.
This article explains what a credit card grace period is, why credit users should be concerned about it, and how to find out whether a credit card has a grace period.
This article answers questions about paying credit card bills early and how it can save money.
This article explains free credit reports, how to obtain them, how to read them and interpret your score, and what to do if your credit report has errors.
This publication demonstrates that spending choices must be made with limited dollars. Participants must make choices about housing, utilities, furnishings, food, transportation and other variables.