For a beginning entrepreneur, cultivating financial skills is essential to the health and success of your business. Whether you need help organizing your finances into manageable tasks or advice on how to approach a lender, Chris Laughton covers a range of financial topics of interest to beginning farmers.
Record-keeping is an important task to help your business succeed. It’s important to establish a recordkeeping routine in the early stages of your business, when the business is smaller in scale and less complex, to help you stay on track.
Beginning any business, especially in agriculture, is a challenge. For young and beginning farmers, it’s important to start with a foundation of knowledge about all the specific aspects of operating and managing an agricultural business – from production to business management.
Armed with an array of classroom education and innovative experience, participants in the Cornell Dairy Fellows program graduate and move into diverse roles that touch countless aspects of the region, its economy and beyond.