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Agricultural Business Management Program

Agricultural Business Management Program

Whether you are a 3rd generation farmer, or a first year landscaper, this program is sure to improve your horticulture knowledge and business management skills.


"The ABM program provides basic business theory along with concrete guides,
many pointers, plus hands-on demonstrations. On-site visits cover current needs
and offer timely 'show and tell' in the field. Valuable feedback is given on business
practices, employee policies, macro-level record keeping, and balance sheets."
—Arlene Dietz, Rice Farms, LLC


Sponsored in partnership with Oregon State University Extension Service Farm and Garden Program in Lane County and Lane SBDC

AgriBusiness Management Program (ABM)

AgriBusiness Management Program (ABM)

Ask Yourself These Questions

  • Are you a startup or an existing business?

  • Are you adding key personnel and family members to your business?

  • Does your key personnel need bookkeeping and business training?

  • Does your business need help with technology and computers?

  • How good are your record keeping skills?

  • Do you know the cost of your production?

  • Is your lender asking for more information than you can deliver?

We Can Help You

What are participants saying about the program?

“I’m happy that something so informative, yet practical is available to the community” —Dr. Jerome Silvers, Patch of Green Farm

Mission Statement

Empower Agribusiness owners with a thorough understanding of sound business principles, by focusing on effective practices, systems analysis and financial record keeping.


AgriBusiness Management (ABM) Program

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Schedule Details:   Day:
Start Date: 09/15/2014    End Date: 06/30/2014
Instructor(s): Maggie Matoba
Location: LCC Downtown Campus, 101 West 10th Ave, Eugene, Room 303


Class Notes:
The AgriBusiness Management Program is scheduled to begin fall of 2014.


For more information or to register, contact the Small Business Development Center at 541.463.6200

AgriBusiness Management (ABM) Program

The AgriBusiness Program provides education for agricultural-business owners, family members and key personnel. Instruction is intended for startups, as well as established small and large operations. The program is designed to meet the specific needs of each operation and includes classroom instruction, plus on-site visits. Among the classes available are: starting and planning new operations, budget development, record keeping and financial management. The financial class will explore in detail: record keeping and spreadsheet software, business planning and goal setting, understanding cost of production and financial analysis. Additional instruction will also cover sales, marketing, and use of internet, social media, tax, wage, legal issues, estate and succession planning. Class size is limited so register early! ($499, $50 for second person)

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Lane SBDC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Service Provider.