WELCOME TO

FBS Systems Inc.

Every crop and livestock producer wants to increase profitability. We integrated production records with management accounting–so you can adjust and profit on every level of your business.

WELCOME TO

FBS Systems Inc.

Our integrated Enterprise Resource Planning software tracks inventories, costs, opportunities and profits from soil to sale so you can rest easy at night.  

WELCOME TO

FBS Systems Inc.

FBS MACH 2 software imports production records from leading precision farming technologies to eliminate manual data entry, giving you "cost accounting from the cab."

WELCOME TO

FBS Systems Inc.

One in five of the Successful Farming Pork Powerhouses rely on the FBS integrated Enterprise Resource Planning software to monitor and market over 1o million pigs a year.
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our products

Software & More

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TransAction Plus

TransAction Plus

Employ a flexible management reporting system with a complete cash/accrual general ledger that integrates with 16 other FBS modules.

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Crop Audit Plus

Crop Audit Plus

Improve profitability with this complete crop management system that includes inventory control, production records and analysis with efficient data entry features.

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Smart Feeder

Smart Feeder

Trace animal inventories and track feed movement by ration between stages, locations and groups. Includes feed/livestock inventory control, production analysis and planning.

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LifeCycle Budget

LifeCycle Budget

Create projections quickly with this interactive database software that enables planning and performance monitoring. Designed to tightly integrate with the FBS management information suite.

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Inter-Company Input/Reports

Inter-Company Input/Reports

Create offsetting A/P and A/R entries between FBS data files, maintain a “master” chart of accounts, print consolidated income statements and balance sheets with eliminations columns.

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Checks & Envelopes

Checks & Envelopes

Obtain high security checks and multipurpose middle checks, along with a variety of envelope styles, all in one place.

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Accounts Receivable

Accounts Receivable

Create professional invoices and statements for your customers and landlords. Like the AP module, AR enables both cash and accrual reporting.

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TransAction Lite

TransAction Lite

Switch to an economical farm accounting system designed for less-complex operations.

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E Payment

E Payment

 (ACH Banking)

Create online ACH e-payments and go green by eliminating checks, envelopes and stamps.

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Accounts Payable

Accounts Payable

Schedule payments, batch-print checks and generate accrual reports without sacrificing cash-basis tax reporting.

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Payroll

Payroll

Track piecework, overtime, bonuses, accrued vacation days, pension plans and more with the most flexible ag payroll package on the market.

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Inventory Register

Inventory Register

Conveniently maintain the TransAction Plus balance sheet by recording assets and inventories with supporting schedules rather than accounting entries.

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Contracts

Contracts

Track cash or future contract status for crops, livestock and inputs with a system that seamlessly integrates with TransAction Plus purchases/sales and reports positions in Crop Audit, Smart Feeder and more.

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Scanned Documents

Scanned Documents

Easily scan and link PDF documents to accounting transitions for fast filling and instant recall.

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Report Generator

Report Generator

Create custom-design reports along with database queries from TransAction Plus.

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e.CLIPSE Managerial Accounting

e.CLIPSE Managerial Accounting

Know your true costs and financial position in each segment of your business through automated activity-based costing and work in process adjustments with editions for both crop and livestock operations.  

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Standard Cost/Vendor Monitor

Standard Cost/Vendor Monitor

Generate a quick and comprehensive review and adjustment tool for E.CLIPSE allocations.  Packaged with the WIP Inventory Change Report.

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WIP Inventory Change

WIP Inventory Change

Create a detailed supporting balance sheet schedule for finished goods, work in process and raw materials inventories with this module that comes packaged with the Standard Cost/Vendor Monitor Report.

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Lower of Cost/Market

Lower of Cost/Market

Post Market Value adjustments to E.CLIPSE inventories as well as Lower of Cost/Market computations and posting.

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Farm/Trust Manager

Farm/Trust Manager

Incorporates the specialized accounting and client reporting needs of professional farm management firms and bank farm trust departments.

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MaCH 2.0 Precision Farming Interface

MaCH 2.0 Precision Farming Interface

Convert precision field data to precision financial records. MACH 2.0 saves time by avoiding double-entering data and produces comprehensive field histories, and more.
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Mobile Data Entry

Mobile Data Entry

Record production activity right in the field through the Conservis Mobile App. File all your assets in one place by integrating your FBS financial and inventory records.

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Grain Ticket Interfaces

Grain Ticket Interfaces

Organize and import grain tickets from electronic sales and Excel spreadsheets with this user-friendly interface.

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Group Tracking

Group Tracking

Track important production details with group identification, accounting and reporting. This interface has full integration capability with Smart Feeder and TransAction Plus.

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User-Defined Closeout Reports

User-Defined Closeout Reports

Create custom Smart Feeder closeout reports with 500 pre-calculated measurements designed specifically for finance and production business aspects.

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Feed Mill Interfaces

Feed Mill Interfaces

Transfer feed ticket details directly into TransAction Plus Accounts Payable and/or generate Accounts Receivable invoices for feed sales, as well as transfers internally-milled feed into Smart Feeder.

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Packer Interfaces

Packer Interfaces

Create and transfer kill sheet sales, carcass traits and load distribution data from 10 meat packer formats into TransAction Plus.
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Feed Budget/Delivery/Sales Projections

Feed Budget/Delivery/Sales Projections

Schedule feed deliveries, monitor group feed budgets and project sales of animals.

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Smart Breeder

Smart Breeder

Supply full genetic, health and reproductive histories on individual sows, boars and litters through "drill-through" industry-standard reports.

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Ferguson System of Financial Analysis

Ferguson System of Financial Analysis

Adapt to proven performance measurements used by other industries to production agriculture. Automatically calculates 28 ratios and indices, including the proprietary "Total Operating Benefit.”

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Farm Financial Standards Ratios

Farm Financial Standards Ratios

Generate the Farm Financial Standards Council’s “Sweet Sixteen” ratios and indices with ease.   

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Batch Reports

Batch Reports

Automatically generate reports that can be instantly accessible in repository and can be easily opened in Excel or web browser.

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Pork Profit Center Dashboard

Pork Profit Center Dashboard

Provide a real-time “cloud” access to comprehensive production, financial and sales performance metrics – no setup, training or data entry is required.

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Import-Export

Import-Export

Import or convert from other programs, importing invoices from vendors or periodic batch entries. Import accounting data, vendors and crop records from spreadsheets or text files.

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Tax Forms

Tax Forms

Get tax forms for W-2s and 1099s and even file 1099s electronically.  

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Support

FBS Systems Top-Level Support

Great software comes with great support. To ensure growers are using our software to its maximum potential, we offer various support packages.

Training and Consulting

Your success is our mission. We work hand-in-hand with clients to make them more profitable by mastering our software and reaching their management goals. We offer this service through our staff consultants as well as partnering with accounting professionals.  Our annual Software Success Summit is a great opportunity to learn from farm management and software experts and network with top producers from across North America.

Support

We back our flexible, integrated software with a choice of technical support options that range from the economical Basic Support for occasional users to VIP and Corporate Support for mission-critical, multi-user networks.   Our state-of-the-art remote desktop service is just like having a support tech in your office!

FAQS

We’re here to help you maximize profitability and efficiency—starting with quick, easy answers to your most common Transaction Plus, Payroll, Crop Audit and Smart Feeder questions…and more!

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News & More

Stay up-to-date with what’s new and working to maximize agricultural profitability with our biweekly blog and monthly newsletter, FARMSMART.   Also view presentations from FBS's annual Software Success Summit/User Conference.

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March 8, 2019

Integrating Ag Technology Data with Financial and Managerial Accounting (Part 4)

The following is a summary of a presentation entitled "Financial and Management Accounting Software--Developments, Implementation Challenges, and...

February 18, 2019

Integration Through Enterprise Resource Planning Software

The following is a summary of a presentation entitled "Financial and Management Accounting Software--Developments, Implementation Challenges, and...

February 3, 2019

"Becoming a farm CEO," an interview with Dick Wittman

"What is the value of this kind of information if I can get it delivered to me in a more integrated fashion?" 

January 30, 2019

2019 Farm Financial Standards Guidelines Released

January 16, 2019

Join us at the Farm Futures Business Summit

 

Learn new farm management and marketing skills and network with other producers from around the country at the 2019 Farm Futures Business Summit

January 15, 2019

Integrating Ag Technology Data with Financial and Managerial Accounting

The following is a summary of a presentation entitled "Financial and Management Accounting Software--Developments, Implementation Challenges, and...

April 26, 2017

Farm Industry News Identifies Ag Accounting Trend

"If you’re struggling with a main street accounting program today, it might be time to reach out to a higher-level, farm-focused program for your...

November 25, 2015

Crop Benchmarks Reveal "It's the Overhead"

March 16, 2015

Objections to Growth Path Farm Accounting

March 16, 2015

Accounting Method B: "Farmer's Shortcut"

March 16, 2015

Farm Accounting Method ABC: "Mountaintop Managerial Experience"

In prior installments in this series, we covered the two key questions in the Growth Path Accounting Decision Tree.  This month we continue...

March 16, 2015

Growth Path Farm Accounting Method A

In prior installments in this series, we covered the two key questions in the Growth Path Accounting Decision Tree.  This month we continue...

March 16, 2015

Growth Path Farm Accounting Method C

In prior installments in this series, we covered the two key questions in the Growth Path Accounting Decision Tree.  This month we begin tracing...

March 16, 2015

Growth Path Farm Accounting Information Goals

 

March 16, 2015

Growth Path Farm Accounting III

 

testimonials

What Are People Saying

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Dykhuis Farms

Data Driven Growth!

“ This gives us analysis to predict market weights, marketings, cash flow and potential feed use for hedging We link a lot of data together so we can make good decisions and planning. It also helps with financing..”

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Paustian Enterprises

Increased Efficiencies!

“Having our production records and our accounting all integrated together allows us to spend more time to doing things and less time fiddling around doing busy work. We’re able to do what we need to do…”

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Generation Three Partnership

Perfecting ROI!

“FBS software to me was the best for my operation. I operate 11 entities with 11 different checking accounts. This software enables me to be able to manage those with one system. It has been perfect.”

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Bryant Agricultural Enterprises

"I have been using FBS for over 20 years for a variety of circumstances as an accountant serving clients and also on the farm.  I find that FBS is a great tool for us on the farm.  It has a lot of flexibility and meets all the needs we have for crop reporting, financial reporting and management."