Farm Management, Safety and Law


The module allows the student to gain an understanding of farm accounting, farm safety and the legal implications for a farm enterprise. Farmer succession and inheritance issues will also be presented in this module.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss and report on the extent and nature of farm business in Ireland.

  2. Record farm receipts and payments in a farm account book.

  3. Prepare cash flows, profit and loss accounts and bank balance reconciliation.

  4. Prepare applications for loans, credit and agriculture schemes.

  5. Discuss the implications of regulations on farm succession and inheritance rights

  6. Prepare a farm safety statement.

  7. Discuss how laws are made in Ireland and the basic laws that affect farmers.

% Coursework 30%
% Final Exam 70%