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  • Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 5 - Agribusiness Management for Farmer Organisations. Lesson 5: Closing the Loop

    This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson provides guidance of how to transform a farm into a firm. Hindering and enabling factors are expected to be explored in the...

  • Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 5 - Agribusiness Management for Farmer Organisations. Lesson 4: Decision Making Based on Loss Minimization and Present Value

    This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson continues on from lesson 3 and should be seen as a continuation. You will need to review lesson 3 and the discussion on...

  • Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 5 - Agribusiness Management for Farmer Organisations. Lesson 3: Decision Making - Explicit and Implicit Costs

    This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson focuses on building skills and economic rationales for decision making under given farming scenarios that may have multiple...

  • Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 5 - Agribusiness Management for Farmer Organisations. Lesson 2: Basic Principles of Economics

    This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson covers the basic governing principles of economic thinking including the key economic questions, factors of production,...

  • Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 5 - Agribusiness Management for Farmer Organisations. Lesson 1: Introduction to Economics of the Firm

    This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'.This sub-module defines the concept of economics, provides an overview of the concept of a firm and explores the centrality of profit in...

  • Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 4 - ICT in Support of Farming. Lesson 5: e-Business

    This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. In this lesson participants are asked to look at various online businesses to determine if any of the firm's advantages are sustainable

  • Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 4 - ICT in Support of Farming. Lesson 4: Seeking and Retrieval of Information

    This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson provides information on how to search for information using the Internet and mobile devices, describes the importance of ...

  • Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 4 - ICT in Support of Farming. Lesson 3 : Record Keeping II

    This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson provides information on what farming activities could be considered 'Enterprises" and incorporated into an Enterprise...

  • Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 4 - ICT in Support of Farming. Lesson 2 : Record Keeping

    This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson explains the importance of record keeping, the benefits to farmers of the "Enterprise Record Keeping System' and how to set up...

  • Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 4 - ICT in Support of Farming. Lesson 1: Introduction to Computers

    This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson provides information on the basics of computer hardware and software systems, information on different storage devices, the...

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