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.
Summer 2022 Sessions
Topics and Speakers
Live Zoom Webinars
June 14, 2022
Farm and Management Transition Planning
Charley Martinez, Assistant Professor and Extension Farm and Financial Management Specialist
and Kevin Ferguson, Area Specialist in Farm Management and MANAGE Coordinator
June 16, 2022
Business Entities and Acquiring Professional Services
Laura Vaught, Associate, Kious, Rodgers, Barger, Holder & King, PLLC
June 21, 2022
The Cost of Borrowing
Aaron Smith, Associate Professor and Extension Crops Marketing Specialist
June 23, 2022
Tax Planning and Recordkeeping: What the Producer Needs to Know
Alan Galloway, Area Specialist in Farm Management
Understanding and Creating Financial Statements
Chris Boyer, Associate Professor
Equipment Purchase Decision Process
Jon Walton, Senior Lecturer
Does Your Lease Agreement Protect You?
Chris Clark, Professor and Department Head
Other recordings will be added to the video library
Summer 2022 Course Information
Tennessee Master Farm Manager will focus on solid business principles and efficiently utilizing resources on the farm. The Summer 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 June 14, 2022 at 7PM EST/6PM CST. Registered participants will be emailed a Zoom link and instructions the day before each session.
Shortly after registering for the webinars you will receive an email with links to the recordings. Watch the recordings as your schedule allows.
To complete the course, eight of the eight sessions must be completed.
Register by mail
Deadline June 4, 2022
In-person Class Opportunities
Check back for sessions in your area
Producers completing the Master Farm Manager certification will be eligible for 50% Cost Share for the following TAEP Programs:
Dairy Solutions, Genetics, Row Crop Solutions, Hay Storage, Hay Equipment, Livestock Equipment, Livestock Solutions, Permanent Working Structures, Agritourism, Fruits & Vegetables, Value-Added Production, Honey Bees, Horticulture & Poultry Growers