Farm Management Software Blog

Objections to Growth Path Farm Accounting

Posted by Norman Brown on Tue, Mar 10, 2015 @ 08:30 AM


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Tags: farm management accounting, farm financial statements, accrual accounting, farm financial reporting, enterprise analysis, agricultural inventories, cash or accrual, cost analysis

Accounting Method B: "Farmer's Shortcut"

Posted by Norman Brown on Fri, Jan 30, 2015 @ 03:43 PM


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Tags: accrual accounting, ag software, farm accounting, enterprise analysis, growth path accounting, agricultural inventories, cash or accrual, cost analysis, integrated production and financial software

Farm Accounting Method ABC: "Mountaintop Managerial Experience"

Posted by Norman Brown on Mon, Jan 05, 2015 @ 01:34 PM

In prior installments in this series, we covered the two key questions in the Growth Path Accounting Decision Tree.  This month we continue tracing the accounting results from these decisions.

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Tags: cost accounting, accrual accounting, agricultural managerial accounting, ag software, farm accounting, enterprise analysis, Farm Financial Standards, agricultural inventories, cost analysis, integrated farm software, integrated production and financial software

Growth Path Farm Accounting Method A

Posted by Norman Brown on Thu, Nov 06, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

In prior installments in this series, we covered the two key questions in the Growth Path Accounting Decision Tree.  This month we continue tracing the accounting results from these decisions.

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Tags: managerial accounting, farm management accounting, accrual accounting, farm financial reporting, farm inventories, ag software, agricultural software, farm accounting, agricultural inventories, cash or accrual, cost analysis, farm accountant

Growth Path Farm Accounting Method C

Posted by Norman Brown on Thu, Sep 25, 2014 @ 04:09 PM

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

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Tags: farm financial statements, accrual accounting, farm financial reporting, farm inventories, agricultural software, enterprise analysis, agricultural inventories, cash or accrual, cost analysis, farm accountant

Growth Path Farm Accounting Information Goals

Posted by Norman Brown on Thu, Apr 24, 2014 @ 02:04 PM

 

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Tags: farm management accounting, cost accounting, farm financial statements, accrual accounting, farm financial reporting, agricultural managerial accounting, farm accounting, agricultural inventories, cost analysis, inventory valuation

Growth Path Farm Accounting III

Posted by Norman Brown on Fri, Mar 28, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

 

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Tags: farm financial statements, accrual accounting, farm software, farm accounting, growth path accounting, Farm Financial Standards, agricultural inventories

Farm Management Information Cracks Open the Narrow Gateway

Posted by Norman Brown on Thu, Jul 25, 2013 @ 03:03 PM

"The next generation of agricultural managers are asking how the industry can enable seamless data exchange between machines and Farm Management Information Systems.  The costs of exchanging data are high due to the lack of common implementation guidelines, data transfer protocols, message standards, and standard reference data.  Producers report that it is difficult or nearly impossible to move data from one system to another.  To do so almost always requires data reentry, manual data transformation, and/or specialists to manage data."

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Tags: farm management accounting, agricultural managerial accounting, farm inventories, ag software, agricultural decision support, agricultural software, agricultural inventories, agricultural compliance, farm

Connecting the Three Levels of Farm Management Information

Posted by Norman Brown on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 @ 06:49 PM

In the past three issues of this series we’ve used a mountain range metaphor to depict the relationship between three levels of computer applications—decision support, compliance and business processes.

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Tags: farm management accounting, cost accounting, accrual accounting, farm financial reporting, agricultural managerial accounting, farm inventories, farm software, agricultural decision support, agricultural software, enterprise analysis, farm budgeting, Cost center allocation, agricultural inventories, farm benchmarks, farm cost centers, farm profit centers

What’s Your Farm Information Management Level?

Posted by Norman Brown on Wed, Oct 03, 2012 @ 05:12 PM

What do you use your computer for?  Likely it’s to generate one of three levels of information.  This article will discuss the objectives and limitations of each and describe how to balance and coordinated them in order to a more effective awareness and control of your business.

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Tags: cost accounting, accrual accounting, agricultural managerial accounting, agricultural decision support, business processes, agricultural inventories, quickbooks, agricultural compliance