Introduction to farm management Farm resources - land, labour, capital, technology and management Farm management techniques Inputs and production of New Zealand farms Profit calculations for various farming enterprises Preparation of annual cash budgets for farm businesses Assessing the 'strengths' and 'weaknesses' of a farm property Studies of the management and performance of the main types of farming systems in New Zealand.
Schedule and location
Copies of the final timetable will be available at Registration.
Semester one timetable block 2
Exam dates will be available at the end of week five in each semester. Until exam dates are advised, students should not plan to leave the University until the end of the exam period.
A regional study tour is an integral part of this course. Participation in interdisciplinary studies is required.