Strategic Planning for Farm Businesses

DIY Guide

Author(s): Don Hofstrand

Organization: Extension and Outreach, Iowa State University

Planning Step: Best Fit Options

Strategic Planning for Farm Businesses briefly introduces an adaptive, whole farm strategic planning process that allows farm families to achieve their personal goals by using the strengths of the farm business to take advantage of opportunities in the industry. Strategic planning involves developing plans for your business and implementing and evaluating these plans. This resources includes a diagram presenting each step in the strategic planning process and explains why each step is important to the success of a farm business. Farmers can use this resource to guide the strategic selection of best-fit climate risk management and resilience practices for their operation.

Relevant Region(s): All | Farm Scale: All | Farm Type: All | Markets: All