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 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

Farm Computer Adoption Pain Exceeds Management Gain

Posted by Norman Brown on Tue, Sep 24, 2013 @ 10:14 AM

Two recent articles in the farm press validate how far farm management technology has come, yet how far it has yet to progress to make a serious business impact.

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Tags: managerial accounting, farm management accounting, cost accounting, farm financial statements, accrual accounting, farm financial reporting, agricultural managerial accounting, farm inventories, farm records, farm software, ag software, agricultural decision support, business processes, agricultural software, farm accounting, enterprise analysis, precision farming

Monitor Your Farm Financial Health

Posted by Norman Brown on Fri, Apr 26, 2013 @ 09:53 AM

Chris Barron of Carson and Barron Farms and a columnist with Top Farmer Magazine, introduces encourages a proactive approach to farm margin management in the recent article, Financial Fitness for Tomorrow.

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Tags: cost accounting, agricultural managerial accounting, farm software, ag software, agricultural decision support, agricultural software, enterprise analysis, farm budgeting, activity-based costing, Farm Margin Management

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