Farm Management Software Blog

Are You a "Big Bucket" Farm Accountant?

Posted by Norman Brown on Wed, Jun 12, 2013 @ 03:31 PM

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Tags: cost accounting, accrual accounting, farm financial reporting, agricultural managerial accounting, farm software, ag software, agricultural software, Cost center allocation, Farm Financial Standards, activity-based costing, farm financial standards council, FBS Systems, Farm Margin Management, farm profit centers, integrated production and financial software

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

Does Margin Analysis Require Activity-Based Costing?

Posted by Norman Brown on Mon, May 28, 2012 @ 08:55 AM

"Let’s not make decisions based on isolated, arbitrary assumptions such as indirect cost allocations."

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Tags: farm management accounting, cost accounting, agricultural managerial accounting, Cost center allocation, activity-based costing, farm accountant, FBS Systems, CliftonLarsonAllen, Paul Nieffer

Bonus Benefits from Farm Management Accounting

Posted by Norman Brown on Tue, Sep 20, 2011 @ 09:33 AM

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Tags: farm financial statements, Cost center allocation, farm mamanagement accounting