AGRO/HORT 275: Agribusiness Entrepreneurial Finance

Image of students in a greenhouse with yellow and red flowers.
Spring 2018: Jan. 10-March 14 (no online version taught this semester)
Instructor: Dave Lambe, Assoc. Professor of Practice


Credits:  Three undergraduate credits
Certified Crop Advisors may earn three Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in the Professional Development area.


Academic Credit or
This course is offered for academic credit only.


Course enables students to develop ideas for new business ventures and study related finances. Topics include start-up funding, sources of cash, depreciation, payroll and amortization of loans. Exercises in QuickBooks software are emphasized. At the conclusion of the course, students will have the ablility to read financial statements and will have prepared financial plans for their proposed businesses.


This course has both a resident, on-campus section and an online section. Lectures will be presented to the resident class section on Tuesday evenings in 264 Keim Hall on UNL's East Campus. Distance students can participate in the lectures in "real time" and/or view the taped, archived lectures online.


High-speed Internet access, email and the ability to view videos. Recommended browsers include Firefox, Chrome and Safari.


Entrepreneurial Financial Management, 3rd Edition, Cornwall, Vang, and Hartman (required).
Access to materials on Blackboard and/or Canvas.


Admission to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and interest in finance for agriculture and entrepreneurs.


For information on tuition and fees, please visit the Student Accounts website for Undergraduate Tuition.