Profitability Calculation in Agriculture

Agricultural Economics Certificate Course

Economic basics for agricultural businesses - this is the added value of the intensive course in Agricultural Economics & Management. The certificate course is aimed at international agricultural managers and accounting staff.

Your further education
  • Duration  5 days
  • Language  German / English
  • Location  Campus Triesdorf
HSWT Certificate
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22.01. – 26.01.2024
27.05. – 31.05.2024
23.09. – 27.09.2024
oder auf Anfrage


Grundkenntnisse in Agrarökonomie


ab 100€ pro Teilnehmer pro Tag, zzgl. Reise- und Aufenthaltskosten

Course content Agricultural Economics at HSWT

Over five days, agricultural managers receive an overview of the agricultural economics of farms in Germany. The methods of common profitability calculation are comprehended both theoretically and in practice.

Focal points of the agricultural economics seminar

The course focuses on business management calculations concerning

  • the minimum use of machinery (tractor/combine)
  • fertiliser requirements
  • economic efficiency (marginal yield calculation) for the cultivation of cereals (wheat, oats, barley, maize, etc.) and dairy cattle.
  • multi-period investments
  • on the interaction of costs, yields, profits, machinery & equipment calculations.

Methods & Tools of the Certificate Course at HSWT

The experienced teaching staff uses both classic and digital ways of knowing to diversify the 5-day seminar. These include:

  • Meetings with farm managers to discuss profitability and return on investment calculations.
  • Triesdorf MAX software to calculate the profitability of farms
  • Guided implementation of the farm development management plan
  • Introduction to investment plan & cost estimation and planning methods
  • Other contents on request...
Target group

Agriculture managers, farmers, agricultural economists, accountants

Group size

Currently only group applications - Optimal group size 15 participants (min. 12, max. 24)


HSWT lecturers, experts from the Agriculture Training Centre Triesdorf, other external specialists

Other languages

professional translation into Russian, Ukrainian, Armenian, Kazakh, Uzbek and other languages possible

What is included in the price for the Certificate Course in Agricultural Economics?

These services are included in the course fee:

  • Course fees
  • Transfer from arrival airport & to departure airport
  • Travel health insurance & liability insurance
  • Drinks and coffee breaks
  • Professional translation of the course and teaching materials (translated into the language of your choice)
  • Trips and excursions

The following costs are not included in the course fees, but may be offered in addition:

  • Accommodation in campus hotel or 3* hotels with breakfast.
  • Meals (lunch & dinner)
  • Additional cultural programmes during free time

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