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Farm business management: the fundamentals of good practice.

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Description

Following the author's Farm Business Management series, this textbook takes the core principles and techniques and distils them into an accessible student resource. The book has 17 chapters covering important aspects of farm management, such as observation, decision making, budgeting, risk assessment, record keeping, and farm systems analysis. Chapters are organized in five sections covering the farmer's environment, financials, key skills, farm systems, and the human factor of management.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 10) A synopsis of production economics. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 23) The environment farmers operate under. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 33) Budgeting theory: the core method of farm systems analysis. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 49) Budgeting practicalities: costing out the proposals. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 59) Introduction to managing risk and uncertainty. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 84) Investment analysis: recognizing input-output timing. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 115) Farm finances, financial accounts and records in general. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 131) Skills required. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 146) Observation skills. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 169) Anticipation and looking ahead skills. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 201) Understanding the human factor in management. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 227) Decision and management processes and their improvement. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 254) Improving farming systems using survey data. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 276) Introducing further methods of farm systems analysis. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 309) Farm computing and software. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 323) The last word: objectives and the family. Author(s): Nuthall, P. L.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Lincoln University in Canterbury, Lincoln 7647, Canterbury, New Zealand.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2016
  • ISBN
  • 9781780646565
  • Record Number
  • 20163128264