How to Write a Business Plan and Review Farm Performance
AgGuide Business Series
64 pages, 297 x 210 mm
NSW Industry & Investment
This publication shows how to build your own comprehensive business plan, step-by-step. Identify strengths and weaknesses. Choose key performance indicators. Lots of worksheets and examples.
Introduction Chapter 1: Before you start
Why prepare a business plan
Where does a business plan fit in with your management?
What size and scope for your business plan?
Who should develop a business plan?
Where should a business plan be stored?
Wha't in a farm business plan? Chapter 2: How to write a farm business plan
Who will participate in the planning process?
Where are we now?
Where do we want to be?
How do we get there? Chapter 3: Monitor and review farm business performance
Performance indicators - what to measure
Monitoring financial performance
Indicators of financial performance
Farm business records
Compare and evaluate
Review, revise and adjust plans Chapter 4: Resources, further information and support
Advice, support and training
Appendix 1: Partial budget
Appendix 2: Gross margin budgets
Appendix 3: Development budget