Educational Training

The Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Act requires the beginning farmer to complete a finance management course to include creation and proper use of record-keeping systems, cash flow analysis, enterprise analysis and consultations with the instructor. The following courses fulfill this requirement. If you have completed a course that you believe meets the requirements but is not on this list, please contact our office at 800-446-4071.

Central Community College:
AGRI 2010 - Farm Management
www.cccneb.edu

Farmer Courses
Farm Financial Analysis Training (FFAT)
Production Management Analysis Training (PMAT)
www.farmercourses.com

Holistic Management International
Introduction to Holistic Management Whole Farm/Ranch Planning
Holistic Financial Planning
(Both of these courses must be taken to meet the NextGen requirement.)
http://holisticmanagement.org/training-programs/getting-started/

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture:
ABM 2853 – Farm and Ranch Management
ABM 2963 – Farm Ranch and Small Business Record Keeping
http://www.ncta.unl.edu/

Nebraska Farm Business Inc.
Farm Analysis
www.nfbi.net

Northeast Community College:
AGRI 2015 – Farm and Ranch Management
Business Finance for Non-Finance Personnel
www.northeast.edu

Southeast Community College:
AGRI-1205 – Enterprise Analysis
ECON-1200 – Personal Finance
https://www.southeast.edu/

University of Nebraska:
AECN201 – Farm and Ranch Management
AECN301 – Farm Accounting, Analysis and Tax Management
AECN452 – Agricultural Finance
HORT288 – Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Returning to the Farm
http://www.unl.edu/