Farm Business Management

A one on one student led program, designed to help the farmer student in financial and business management

Our Mission

To deliver management education for decision making that achieves an individual’s business goals.

Vision for the Farming Future

To provide educational opportunities for students to be successful in a competitive agricultural environment.

FBM Guiding Principles
  • Improved Quality of Life in Rural communities
  • Achievement of Student Goals
  • Awareness of the Global Importance of Agriculture
  • Integrity in Student Interaction
  • Timely and Student Focused Programming
Introduction To

Farm Business Management

Farm business management programs are designed to provide education to farm owners and operators or persons interested in farming. The purpose of the program is to assist students in meeting their business and personal goals.

This is best accomplished through the use of quality records and sound business decisions. Effective financial management in the business is the best way for the business to maintain that competitive edge.

Participating Colleges


Find An Instructor

Every instructor at our partner colleges is an experienced member of the farming community. They are available to consult with you on financial and management needs.

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Farm Transition

To encourage the continued growth of new generations of farmers, resources are available to help beginning, transitioning, and retiring farmers ensure future success.

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Rural Mental Health

Minnesota has taken great strides to ensuring the mental well-being of our farmers. If you're in need of assistance, call and speak with someone today.

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Farm Business Management Map

Farm Data Reports

These reports summarize the individual farm records of farms in Minnesota that are enrolled in Farm Management Education programs. The current financial status of farm operators and net returns from each crop enterprise is reported. In addition to the average of all farms, the averages for the high and low net income groups are also presented. To insure anonymity, only averages of five or more farms are reported.

Historic Reports