FSA/WVU Borrower Financial Literacy Training - Curriculum

Project Type: PDP State Program
Funds awarded in 2021: $131,983.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2024
Grant Recipient: West Virginia University
Region: Northeast
State: West Virginia
State Coordinator:
Dr. Doolarie Singh-Knights, Ph.D.
West Virginia University
The goal of ‘Farm-Tuning’ your Finances FSA borrower training is to help producers and processors improve their record keeping and decision making related to agricultural risk management topics. More specifically, the course aims to help participants:
• Understand Whole-Farm Planning and Risk Management as keys to maintaining or improving profitability while enhancing farm/operation sustainability;
• Improve the borrower's understanding of financial analysis and management techniques; and
• Embolden borrowers to better plan, analyze and manage their farming operations through a written financial management plan, and confidently discuss their financial position and overall farm/operation viability with their family, business partners, and lenders.
Course or Curriculum
Doolarie Singh-Knights, West Virginia University
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
This product is associated with the project "West Virginia Beginning Farmer Training Program"
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.