UF Academy of Ranch Management


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Managerial Accounting program  The goal for the Managerial Accounting Program is to provide participants with business management tools and ideas which can be immediately implemented for their businesses. Small group discussion at the meetings will allow attendees to build upon their  business and managerial skills in order to  improve the competitive position of their ranches.  The latest key performance indicators (KPIs)  and accounting practices will be discussed at these sessions.


Topics include:07_agen_buck4h

  • -Why ranch accounting and analysis is important,
  • -Developing profit and cost centers,
  • -How to get quality accounting information,
  • -How to get quality accounting information,
  • -Defining key performance indicators,
  • -Using models for projections,
  • -How to evaluate cash flow needs,
  • -Developing production budgets


This is a three part workshop series:

  • January 11th and 12th, 2017 in Kissimmee Florida,
  • Follow up meeting – March 15th at the FCA quarterly meeting in Tallahassee
  • Follow up meeting –  June 22nd at the annual FCA convention, Orlando Buena Vista Palace, Lake Buena Vista, FL


Registration costs to attend all three workshops is $2,750.  Up to three attendees per ranch can attend the meetings per registration fee.

Registration is closed.  The Managerial Accounting Program is full.



Mission of the Academy of Ranch Management wagon wheel

The Academy provides advanced training and continuing education to agribusiness producers.  We offer throughout the year individual workshops designed for and directed toward agricultural producers, and advanced agribusiness training series  directed to ranch management.


Why enroll  in one of these workshops  cattle in the field

Agribusinesses is a high risk often low return business that requires successful managers and owners to possess a diverse and somewhat unique skill set.  The workshops provided through the academy of ranch management  will cover a range of topics.  These workshops are designed with a focus on agribusiness.  The academy  deliverables will allow managers and owners to obtain the latest information, tools, and technologies in focused workshops.  The goal of the Academy of Ranch Management is to assist participants in developing and maintaining  a competitive advantage, and be a success in their field.


Please contact us at: UFARM@vetmed.ufl.edu

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