This online course is designed for students who foresee starting a farming operation in the future or who currently own/manage/work on one. The complexity of whole farm planning is covered in the course through agricultural business planning, organizational design, decision making, leadership and management (employees, systems and record keeping). STOCKSCH - 3 credits.
Instructor: Renee Ciulla
All online classes cost $472/credit and contribute to either the UMass 15-credit Certificate in Sustainable Food and Farming or the fully online Associate of Science degree. Credits may also transfer from UMass to other colleges and universities.