Managing Financial Risk


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Western center for risk management education

National institute of food and agriculture

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Financial risk is inherent in any type of business and learning how to manage these risks is critical for the success of an operations. The following resources on business planning, cost of production, and insurance options are available to evaluate risk management options.

Developing a Business Plan Using AgPlan 

Business Plan Checklist (pdf)

Landscape Business Planning Guide (pdf)

Nursery Cost Estimator (pdf)

Nursery Software Purchase Form (pdf)

Costs for Producing Cuttings (University of New Hampshire)

Federal Crop and Nursery Insurance Programs (USDA)

Rural Tax Education

Horticultural Business Information Network (Texas A & M University)


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Last Reviewed and Updated: January 23, 2013
Questions/Comments: Ursula Schuch
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