Why Current Ratio Is Important in Agriculture
Current ratio is a curious metric in production agriculture. Sometimes it seems like it is the banker’s most important financial ratio; othe..
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How to Conduct a Mid-Year Farm Budget Checkup
A budget is the farm owner’s plan of action. Without a budget, the owner is literally shooting from the hip when it comes to trying to plan ..
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Dairy Enterprise Accounting Basics
Dairy enterprise accounting is a topic that is relevant regardless of the size of your dairy operation. Implementing dairy enterprise (manag..
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Beef Enterprise Accounting
What’s the current state of your farm accounting? Are you using appropriate systems for your beef production? Depending on the type and purp..
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Benefits of Full-Service Agriculture Accounting
When it comes to running a business, accounting is an extremely important piece of the puzzle. It may not be the most exciting part, but it ..
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Can Your Farm Secure Financing If 2020 Is Another Tough..
It seems that each year throws new challenges at farmers, and 2020 is looking to be no exception. Every farm business is individual, and con..
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Payroll - How To Properly Set It Up
For many farm businesses, payroll is a big segment of their operation, which is why it’s good practice to review your payroll material every..
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Loan Application: Challenges & Preparation for Success
As you are applying for new operating loans or new term loans with your current lender(s) or a prospective new lender, do not be surprised i..
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Balance Sheets and Trigonometry - Why Make It So Hard?
SOH CAH TOA.  Perhaps you had some exposure to trigonometry in your high school math class. To recall, it is a tool to help remember how thr..
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How To Check Yourself Before Someone Else Does: Internal..
There is an old saying in Accounting that goes, “A Good Accountant Never Makes Mistakes”, but we are all human, and mistakes do occur. The t..
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Federal Tax Update for Farmers
U.S. taxpayers saw significant changes on their tax returns last year, and this year is sure to bring changes, as well. 
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Owner-Operator Farms: Manage These 5 Things to Survive
How did consolidation pressure begin and how has it evolved?
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5 Guidelines for Securing Your Farm Operating Loan Renewal
As your operating loan maturity date approaches, you’ll want to give yourself plenty of time to prepare and gather all the proper documents ..
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Free Webinar Series: Farm Taxes
Join us for a FREE, four-part webinar series on farm taxes & how to position your farm for financial success in 2019. When every dollar coun..
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Operating Profit Margin Ratio: How Useful Is It?
Establishing Key Performance Metrics for Farmers The Farm Financial Standards program is a continuing effort to help farmers better understa..
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529 Plans: The Benefits of Saving for the Future
With the costs of college on the overwhelming rise, many taxpayers are looking for a solution to challenge of saving enough money for their ..
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