Farm Management Software Blog

Management Accounting Automation--the "Virtuous Cycle"

Posted by Norman Brown on Fri, Apr 19, 2019 @ 01:57 PM

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Tags: farm management accounting, activity-based costing, cost drivers

Farm Industry News Identifies Ag  Accounting Trend.

Posted by Norman Brown on Thu, Apr 11, 2019 @ 08:00 AM

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... Read More

Crop Benchmarks Reveal It’s the Overhead

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Thu, Apr 11, 2019 @ 07:54 AM

Do you know the difference between profit and loss based on benchmarks? Consultants discuss the benchmarks that were released during ... Read More

Tags: management accounting automation

Objections to Growth Path Farm Accounting

Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Thu, Apr 11, 2019 @ 07:32 AM

Do you know where you are on the Growth Path Decision Tree? Find out by uncovering the Step Two question.  

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Tags: work in process

Management Accounting Automation

Posted by Norman Brown on Fri, Mar 29, 2019 @ 04:24 PM

(Part 5)  

The following is a summary of a presentation entitled "Financial and Management Accounting Software--Developments, Implementation Challenges, and Integration Issues" made in July 2018  to the Farm Financial Standards Council Annual Conference in Champaign, Illinois.

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Tags: managerial accounting, farm management accounting, agricultural managerial accounting, activity-based costing, work in process

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

Posted by Norman Brown on Fri, Mar 08, 2019 @ 04:46 PM

The following is a summary of a presentation entitled "Financial and Management Accounting Software--Developments, Implementation Challenges, and Integration Issues" made in July 2018  to the Farm Financial Standards Council Annual Conference in Champaign, Illinois.

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Tags: farm management accounting, integrated software, integrated production and financial software, Enterprise Resource Planning Software

Integration Through Enterprise Resource Planning Software

Posted by Norman Brown on Mon, Feb 18, 2019 @ 02:31 PM

The following is a summary of a presentation entitled "Financial and Management Accounting Software--Developments, Implementation Challenges, and Integration Issues" made in July 2018  to the Farm Financial Standards Council Annual Conference in Champaign, Illinois.

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Tags: farm mamanagement accounting, farm financial standards council, integrated farm software, integrated production and financial software, Enterprise Resource Planning Software, ERP

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

Posted by Norman Brown on Sat, Feb 02, 2019 @ 05:47 PM

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

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Tags: farm management accounting, accrual accounting, Dick Wittman, farm financial standards council, TEPAP, farm enterprise analysis, QuickBooks for agriculture, farm financial software

2019 Farm Financial Standards Guidelines Released

Posted by Norman Brown on Wed, Jan 30, 2019 @ 02:12 PM

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Tags: farm financial statements, farm financial reporting, Farm Financial Standards, farm financial standards council

Join us at the Farm Futures Business Summit

Posted by Norman Brown on Wed, Jan 16, 2019 @ 08:27 AM

 

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

What practices should you change to improve your business? What habits should you break? Here’s an opportunity to learn how to make the necessary changes to stay on top of your business goals. You’ll get ideas that you can’t wait to implement – just one idea you get from this conference can pay you back in business benefits!

Over the course of two intense days (with some entertainment!) we’ll gather together for a series of keynotes, panel discussions and interactive power sessions that will make farm management come to life. Mingle with experts from across the country as they offer advice and answer questions.

We’ll give you solid ideas on everything from high-level grain marketing to the key business practices that will help you make more money in 2019. Plus, you’ll be networking with some of the best farmers on the planet. 

The 2019 Farm Futures Business Summit takes place Jan. 24-25, 2019 at the Coralville Marriott Conference Center and Hotel just outside of Iowa City, Iowa. This event promises to help you think outside the box as you manage the ever-increasing complexity of today’s farm operations.   FBS Systems is one of the sponsors and will host a display throughout the conference.

For more information or to register click here.

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Tags: farm management accounting, agricultural managerial accounting, cash or accrual, farm financial standards council, integrated farm software