Whole Farm Planning Model


Author(s): N/A

Organization: Ohioline, Ohio State University Extension

Planning Step: Goals and Resources

Whole Farm Planning Model explains how whole farm planning fits into more traditional farm business planning and why it is important to the success of a farm business. This resource includes questions to guide a values and skills assessment of the farm management team, explains the value of a SWOT analysis and a mission statement to business planning, and briefly describes the value of five essential business plans for farm operations: business, retirement, transition, estate, and investment plans.

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