Ag. Business Management  

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Students will examine elements of business, identify organizational structures and apply management skills while developing business plans, financial reports and strategic goals for new ventures or existing businesses. Learners will use marketing concepts to evaluate the marketing environment and develop a marketing plan with marketing channels, product approaches, promotion and pricing strategies. Throughout the course, students will apply concepts of ethics and professionalism while implications of business regulations will be identified.

  • Google Classroom

    We utilize Google Classroom in the ABM CCP course!

  • Business Plan information can be found under links

    1) Visit this website

    Click on register

    Use cometmail information to register

    2) After account is created, select Start a new business plan

    Read the descriptions closely, when selected which type. You cannot change this later

    3) Add as a reviewer to comment and edit

    4) Time to get started!


    November 30- Executive Summary & Business Description Due

    Decmeber 8- All of Operations & Marketing Plan Due

    December 15- Entire Business Plan Must be complete

    December 19-20- Peer Review

    December 20- Final Plan Due



  • Ag Sales

    Ag Sales Project

    3.1.01 Select target market and consumers

    3.1.02 Research products and service design(s) and determine the technical feasibility of new products

    3.1.03 Conduct market research and analysis

    3.1.04 Select channels of distribution

    3.1.06 Identify and evaluate methods of marketing products and services

    3.1.07 Promote products and services

    3.1.08 Develop public relations campaign

  • Leadership Styles/Business Structure


    Due September 13, 2016

  • Current Issues in Ag

    OFBF Priority Issues for 2016 

    1) water quality

    2) taxation and business climate

    3) building community through economic development

    4) energy

    5) quality of life issues

    6)  Grassroots Engagement

    Federal Priority Issues

    1) Food Security and Safety

    2) Regulatory Reform:

    3) Technology:

    4) Trade:

    5) Business Climate and Farm Economy

  • Elgin Ag Ed Scholarship Application

    Hard copy due by March 17, 2016

    Click make a copy to complete-

  • Farming Game Day 1

    Create a google sheet and name it The Farming Game

    Place in ABM Google Folder

    Create 2 sheets-

    Name 1 Balance Sheet

    Name the other Year End Report (Net Worth Statement)

    Refer to Example 1 & 2 for guidance on set-up

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    Elgin Local Schools
    1239 Keener Road South  
    Marion, OH 43302

    Phone:  740.382.1101  
    Fax: 740.382.1672