Kansas: Cover Your Acres Winter Conference, Oberlin, Jan.15-16 Jan 3, 2019

🕔Jan 3, 2019
Agricultural producers, consultants, and experts will gather for the 16th annual Cover Your Acres Winter Conference on Jan.15-16, at the Gateway Civic Center in Oberlin, Kansas. The conference is a […]

Farm Business: Comparing Cash and Accrual Net Farm Income – Case Study Nov 14, 2018

🕔Nov 14, 2018
It is widely accepted that accrual accounting provides a more accurate estimate of annual farm profitability than cash accounting or Schedule F net farm profit. Though there are numerous adjustments […]

Iowa: Pro-Ag Outlook, Management Meetings, Sheldon and Storm Lake, Dec. 12 Nov 2, 2018

🕔Nov 2, 2018
Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host its annual Pro-Ag Outlook and Management Meetings on Dec. 12 at Sheldon and Storm Lake. At each meeting, ISU Extension and […]

Texas: Ag Economic Risk Management Program, Lubbock, Jan. 23 Jan 15, 2018

🕔Jan 15, 2018
Seeking Solutions: Managing Economic Risks will be hosted by the North Region of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Jan. 23 in Lubbock. The program will begin with registration […]

Ag Lender Survey: Farm Profitability Still Down But Improving Nov 2, 2017

🕔Nov 2, 2017
Eighty-two percent of agricultural lenders reported a decline in farm profitability in the last 12 months, according to a joint survey by the American Bankers Association and the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation […]

U.S. Farm Finances: Confirmation that Farmers are ‘Cash Poor and Asset Rich’ Oct 20, 2017

🕔Oct 20, 2017
Metrics that can be used to measure farm profitability include earnings before interest, taxes, and amortization (EBITA), net farm income, the operating profit margin ratio, return on assets, and return […]

Illinois: How Hard Is It to Be Above Average in Farming? May 29, 2017

🕔May 29, 2017
Returns to farms vary from one year to next due to variation in prices, yields, and costs. Within a year, some farms will have higher returns than others. Over time, […]

Texas: South Plains Ag Profitability Workshop, Lubbock, Feb. 21 Feb 7, 2017

🕔Feb 7, 2017
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the South Plains Profitability Workshop beginning at 9 a.m. Feb. 21 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Lubbock.  […]

Farm Management: Accrual Is Better – How To Transition To It – DTN Nov 1, 2016

🕔Nov 1, 2016
For nearly 40 years, I’ve pushed the need to use accrual adjusted income rather than cash basis income to evaluate a business’s true profitability and cost of production. Accrual often […]

Illinois Grain Farms’ Financial Performance Decline in 2015 Oct 5, 2016

🕔Oct 5, 2016
Financial performance on Illinois grain farms deteriorated in 2015 compared to performance in 2006 through 2012. From 2006 through 2012, Illinois grain farms were profitable and increased financial strength. Since […]

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