What You'll Learn
Generation Next: Our Turn to Ranch is offered as a 12-week online class and will require approximately 2 hours of your time per week. The course is for new landowners, those who are inheriting land, or those looking to start a new agricultural business on an existing ranch.
Generation Next is taught as an online school where participants will work towards developing a business plan with plenty of support from professionals who specialize in different fields.
Topics covered in the school include:
- How to start an agricultural business
- Understanding business taxes and ag exemptions
- Ranch insurance
- Tracking your finances
- Evaluating your land's resources
- How to set up livestock grazing and wildlife management leases
- Basic ranching laws - fencing, water rights, etc.
- Land management techniques
- Alternative operations to add to the business
- Setting goals with measurable objectives for success
In addition to business plan development, you will receive a Generation Next certificate and t-shirt upon completion of this course.
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