The Role of Farm Business Planning

The Role of Farm Business Planning

Marion Simon, Ph.D., State Specialist for Small Farm and Part-Time Farmers, Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension Program.

Mission Statement

Farms need a written mission statement to show why the farm business exists, its values, what the business will be, and what it will accomplish. Its mission statement describes the purpose of the farm business and its targeted products, services, and quality. The mission statement provides the basis for developing the farm business’s long-term plans,

How to Do a Strengths,Weaknesses,Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) Analysis

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How to Do a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) Analysis

by Marion Simon, Ph.D., State Specialist for Small Farm and Part-Time Farmers
Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension Program

The SWOT analysis identifies the farm’s internal strengths and weaknesses and examines the external opportunities …

How to Create a Farm Resource Inventory

2nd in a Series of Goat Economic Fact Sheets: How to Create a Farm Resource Inventory

Marion Simon, Ph.D., State Specialist for Small Farm and Part-Time Farmers
Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension Program

Note: Under the U.S. National Animal Identification Program (NAIP), it is important for livestock producers to have a registered Premises Identification for their farm and point of origin identification for each goat marketed. These identifications should be used in your record-keeping and inventory lists.
Goat farmers use …