Developing and Educating Managers and New Decision-makers

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The Beginning Farmer DEMaND series is a line of publications from Michigan State University Extension. These publications are designed to help beginning farmers learn about financial and business management strategies that will assist them in developing into the next managers and decision-makers on the farm.

Farm Management Resources

 

DEMaND Series Bulletins

  • Bulletin E-3411: Introduction to Cost of Production and Its Uses

    Published on April 20, 2020

    A bulletin by MSU Extension's Beginning Farmer DEMaND (Developing and Educating Managers and New Decision-makers) Series that describes how to identify the farm's cost of production and its role in decision-making for farm managers.

  • Bulletin E-3410: Understanding Enterprise Budgets and Economic Profit

    Published on February 5, 2020

    A bulletin by MSU Extension's Beginning Farmer DEMaND (Developing and Educating Managers and New Decision-makers) Series focusing on the use of enterprise budgets to help beginning farmers obtain a firm grasp on revenues, expenses, and profitability.

  • Bulletin E-3408: From Bursting with Ideas to Developing a Plan

    Published on December 11, 2019

    A bulletin by MSU Extension's Beginning Farmer DEMaND (Developing and Educating Managers and New Decision-makers) Series with suggestions to help beginning farmers organize their ideas and turn them into a plan of action.

  • Bulletin E-3407: How to Motivate Your Lender to Say, “Yes”

    Published on July 31, 2019

    A bulletin by MSU Extension's Beginning Farmer DEMaND (Developing and Educating Managers and New Decision-makers) Series with suggestions to help beginning farmer understand the lending process in order to obtain farm financing.

DEMaND Series Articles

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    Beginning Farmers DEMaND

    Published on March 23, 2020

    Introducing the Beginning Farmers DEMaND (Developing and Educating Managers and New Decision-makers) series.