Farm Business Management

Three Volume set
Mixed media product
January 2019
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  • Published
    31st January 2019
  • ISBN 9781789241525
  • Language English
  • Size 6.75" x 9.75"

Taken together the three books of Farm Business Management cover most aspects of the study of farm management, leaving the reader with a practical set of skills and knowledge.

Books in this three volume set:

Farm Business Management: The Human Factor, second edition (9781789240733)
Farm Business Management: The Core Skills (9781845936679)
Farm Business Management: Analysis of Farming Systems (9781845938390)

1: The Human Factor
I: Managerial Ability
II: Decision Processes
III: Skills Required
IV: Biases and Stress
V: Intuition and its enhancement
VI: The importance of human characteristics in a range of decision topics and areas
V: Objectives
2: The Core Skills
I: Observation
II: Anticipation
III: Risk Management
IV: Assessments
V: Tests
3: Analysis of Farming Systems
I: Decision Making
II: Improved Farming Systems
III: Budgeting
IV: Linear and Dynamic Programming
VI: Systems Simulation

Peter L. Nuthall

Peter L. Nuthall has spent many years teaching and researching aspects of farm management. In addition he has developed and managed a team involved in producing and supporting computer aided management systems used by large numbers of farmers. While most of his time has been at Lincoln University in Canterbury, New Zealand, he has also researched and/or taught at the University of Queensland, Purdue University (Indiana), the University of Kent, and the University of Edinburgh. He has also worked for the UK Meat Marketing Board while based at the University of Nottingham (Sutton Bonnington). Many institutions involved in researching and teaching farm management have been visited to gather ideas in both the developed and developing world. He also has experience of agriculture in a diverse range of situations including Russia, India, Fiji, Australia, NZ, USA and the UK. Nuthall has published widely in scientific journals throughout the world, and in monographs as well as having many research results taken up by the popular farming press.