• Good Resource on Futures and Forward Contract

    MIT OpenCourseWare has lectures on Finance.  If you go to lecture 8-9 at minute 8:46 Dr. Lo will begin talking about Futures and Forward Contracting.  I have attached the lecture notes for this lecture as well.   Ad...
    Diane Cornman
    created by Diane Cornman
  • Tax Unit

    I was searching for a customizable unit on Taxes to teach my Ag Business students and discovered this site: Understanding Taxes It provides the following: Access all the great educational content found in the Unde...
    Stephanie Jolliff
    last modified by Stephanie Jolliff
  • Paying Labor in an Entrepreneurship

    I'm not teaching Ag Bus this year, but whenever we get into budgets (enterprise or whole-business), there's always a lot of student debate on why an entrepreneur needs to budget for their own labor.  Part of it is tha...
    Melanie Bloom
    created by Melanie Bloom
  • Analyzing Annual Reports

    A project students can do in conjunction with financial ratio's -- compare businessess across the agricultural spectrum.   Most companies will send a recent annual report for the asking.
    Matt Eddy
    created by Matt Eddy
  • Gettting students to think about financial documents in a different way.

    Attached to this post, I've put up a template that I have my students use to research large, well-known agricultural companies.  Many of my students struggle to understand financial documents, so I have found that hav...
    Parker Bane
    last modified by Parker Bane
  • Great Ag Business Curriculum Resources in another Space

    I saw this in the Ag Economics space and thought I'd share it here too. It's a fantastic resource from one of our members!   Curriculum Information for Introduction to Agribusiness Course
    Parker Bane
    created by Parker Bane
  • Worksheet for Percentages and Interest Calculations

    Attached is a worksheet I've used for interest rate and percentage calculations.  I don't necessarily know that I've created an answer key.
    Parker Bane
    last modified by Parker Bane
  • Commodity Challenge: A free resource for teaching about commodity markets and marketing

    Hi. My name is Edward Usset and I am a grain marketing specialist and teacher with the Center for Farm Financial Management at the University of Minnesota. I am happy to introduce you to Commodity Challenge, an on-li...
    Edward Usset
    created by Edward Usset