• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • GREAT ag business / farm business resource

    Iowa State University Extension has a great resource for ag teachers to utilize.  I use this site for readings, student activities and calculators.  The readings available here rival any textbook I've ever tried.   H...
    Melanie Bloom
    last modified by Melanie Bloom
  • Ag Business Worksheets

    Does anyone have any good Cash-Flow worksheets or activities that I could utilize with my Ag Management and Technology Class?  I am looking for some real like examples that kids that work on.  We're just starting our ...
    Kelsey Carlson
    created by Kelsey Carlson
  • Ag Business

    I am currently looking for some powerpoints and worksheet to accompany Agribusiness Decisions and Dollars 2nd ed. by Jack Elliot.  I am currently locked out of my teaching files because the network is down while the r...
    Shelia Schenk
    created by Shelia Schenk
  • Business Plan

    Would anyone out there have an example of a small livestock business, business plan?  MT is requiring them for tax purposes now and I would like an example of one to teach off of.  Thank you! Shelia
    Shelia Schenk
    created by Shelia Schenk