The Tennessee Master Farm Manager focuses on solid business principals to help you better manage your operation. We will focus on helping you utilize resources on your farm efficiently.
Winter 2024 Sessions
Topics and Speakers
Live Zoom Webinars
January 30, 2024
Developing Business Plans for the Farm
Eryn Bell, Extension Specialist in Farm Management
February 1, 2024
Understanding and Creating Financial Statements Case Study
David Bilderback, Extension Specialist in Farm Management
February 6, 2024
Borrowing with higher interest rates and FSA Programs
Aaron Smith, Associate Professor and Extension Crops Marketing Specialist
February 8, 2024
Dodging the Iceberg: Tools for Effective Issues Management
Shelli Rampold, Assistant Professor
Creating a Budget to Understand Breakeven Cost
Tori Griffin, Extension Specialist in Farm Management
Tax Planning and Recordkeeping: What the Producer Needs to Know
Alan Galloway, Extension Specialist in Farm Management
Farm Transition Planning
Kevin Ferguson, Extension Specialist in Farm Management and MANAGE Coordinator
Does Your Lease Agreement Protect You?
Chris Clark, Professor and Executive Dean
Equipment Purchase Decision Process
Jon Walton, Lecturer, Agricultural and Resource Economics
More coming soon
Winter 2024 Course Information
Tennessee Master Farm Manager will focus on solid business principles and efficiently utilizing resources on the farm. The Winter Master Farm Manager Course will utilize a hybrid method, with both prerecorded videos and live webinars. Zoom based webinar sessions will be held on Tuesday and Thursday nights for two weeks starting January 30, 2024 at 7PM EST/6PM CST. Registered participants will be emailed a Zoom link and instructions the day before each session.
Watch the recordings as your schedule allows. The recordings page will be sent out round the beginning of January.
To complete the course, eight of the sessions must be completed.
Online registration is open now through January 30, 2024
In-person Class Opportunities
Multi-County Master Farm Manager
March 11 & 18, 2024
9am – 4pm each day
Greene County Extension Office
204 N. Cutler Street
Greeneville, TN 37745
Lunch and class materials are provided.
$100 before March 5
$125 after March 5
Check back often to learn about in-person classes being offered.