Alternative Financial/Organization Structures of Farm and Agribusiness Firms

Purdue University Extension - Strategic Business Planning for Commercial Producers Series

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Knowledge level: Intermediate

Farm Table says:

The sections in this paper cover:
  • the choices and options for business structures
  • legal organization
  • business arrangements
  • leasing
  • equity capital
  • debt capital
Conclusion: a more diversified financial/organizational structure will typically increase the flexibility and reduce the financial risk of the business venture. Diversified financing is an alternative and possibly more effective strategy to reduce risk in many farm and agribusiness firms than diversifying in production enterprises, product lines, and/or business ventures.

This paper walks through range of models and structures available for organizing and financing your farm.

Pre 2000 - United States - Purdue University Extension - Strategic Business Planning for Commercial Producers Series
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