What is Women Managing Farm Finances?
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Women in Ag program is holding Women Managing Farm Finances, a four session course beginning Tuesday, March 17 and continuing March 24, March 30 and April 7, 2020. Classes are from 9:00 a.m. to Noon with a light meal served at Noon. The classes will be held at the Henry County Extension Office, 127 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. Cost is $75.
In today’s challenging farm economy, it is essential to understand farm finances. Course participants will discover their attitudes towards money and compare farm record keeping systems. Women will learn how balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow budgets are put together. Women will explore the concepts of managerial accounting and practice using financial statements to analyze the farm business. Women Managing Farm Finances incorporates interactive learning with case studies, quizzes, and activities while allowing time for discussion and questions. The course is taught in the tradition of Annie’s Project and incorporates a comfortable and supportive learning environment.
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