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AgBiz Basics

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Foundations for New Farmers

AgBiz Basics is a four-module eLearning course that educates young, beginning and small farmers and their families on how to run a successful farming operation. The program is mobile friendly and includes a workbook with financial spreadsheet templates.

What is the time commitment?

The AgBiz Basics content can be completed in approximately three to four hours total, but you will have more two months to complete the program. Additional time spent on workbook applications, including goal setting and financial statement construction, will vary. 

What will I learn?

  • Develop business skills
  • Create a close relationship with an Ag Credit loan officer
  • Understand the lending process
  • Network with local YBS farmers in central Kentucky

Who can take AgBiz Basics?

AgBiz Basics participants will be young, beginning and small farmers in Central Kentucky. Participants will farm and reside within Central Kentucky Ag Credit’s territory. Participants do not have to be members of Central Kentucky Ag Credit to take the class.

To find out more information call (859) 253-3249.

Module Topics

Side by side with your lender

  • Planning
  • Goal setting
  • Financial documentation

Do you cash flow?

  • The business side of production planning

What are you worth financially?

  • Business sheets
  • Personal balance sheets

Did you make a profit?

  • Income statement
Find some older and experienced farmer and talk to them, pick their brain. That helped me greatly.
John Helm, Boyle County Farmer

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