Fisheries and Land Resources

Forestry and Agrifoods

Training

Agrifoods offers a wide range of courses & workshops ranging from tax information sessions to farm business analysis.

Courses

Bookkeeping and Record Keeping

This course will help you develop practical record keeping and bookkeeping systems. You will learn to:

  • Make basic revenue and expense bookkeeping entries
  • Reconcile your bank balance
  • Track accounts payable and receivable
  • Calculate and track depreciation
  • Record and track inventory
  • Set up and maintain basic bookkeeping records for your farm business

For further information contact your Regional Office.

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Preparing and Understanding Financial Statements

This course will teach you how to prepare financial statements using information from your farm records. You will learn how to prepare:

  • An income statement
  • A balance sheet
  • A statement of changes in financial position,
  • Calculate and track depreciation
  • Cash flow projections
  • Set up and maintain basic bookkeeping records for your farm business

For further information contact your Regional Office.

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Farm Business Analysis

This course will enable you to analyze your financial information. You will learn how to:

  • Interpret the balance sheet, income statement, and changes in financial position
  • Use key ratios of solvency, liquidity, profitability, and efficiency
  • Evaluate the financial performance of various enterprises on the farm, and
  • Reduce risk through use of break-even analysis, and partial budgets

For further information contact your Regional Office.

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Farm Business Planning

This course will show you how to:

  • Set business goals
  • Prepare a human resource plan that includes employee incentives, job descriptions, hiring the right person for your farm, and motivating employees.
  • Prepare a marketing plan that includes a marketing strategy, pricing, promotion, and identifying markets.
  • Prepare a production plan.
  • Prepare a financial plan that includes an income and expense statement, balance sheet, cash flows, and partial budgets.
  • Plus much more!!!

Workshops

Agrifoods offers the following Farm Business workshops:

  • Farm Income Tax Information Sessions
  • Succession Planning Workshop
  • Farm Business Planning
  • Direct Marketing Workshop
  • Value Added Processing Workshop

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Training

Farmers interested in training in any of the following Farm Business topic areas can contact their local Farm Management Specialist.

  • Marketing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial Analysis
  • Preparing Financial Statements
  • Managing Labour on the Farm
  • Economics of Production
  • Managing Risk
  • Agri-Tourism
  • Entrepreneurship

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