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

"Partial" Farm CFOs and Margin Management

Posted by Norman Brown on Sat, Jan 26, 2013 @ 02:02 PM

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Tags: cost accounting, accrual accounting, agricultural managerial accounting, farm software, ag software, agricultural software, farm accountant, FBS Systems, Farm CFO, Farm Margin Management

Windows 8 for Agriculture--In Your Corner or Over The Top?

Posted by Norman Brown on Thu, Nov 08, 2012 @ 02:45 PM

The PC industry has been in a funk this fall, not just from competition with tablets but also from waiting for the arrival of Windows 8.  Now that Win8's the default operating system at "big box" stores and Windows 7 is getting harder to find on shelves which is your best option--especially if your goal is business applications rather than social networking?

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Tags: farm financial reporting, farm records, farm software, ag software, business processes, agricultural software, farm accounting, FBS Systems, Windows 8, tablet computers

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

Farm Financial Management: Know Before You Grow

Posted by Norman Brown on Wed, Apr 25, 2012 @ 04:48 PM

 

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Tags: farm financial reporting, best practices, Farm Financial Standards, quickbooks, FBS Systems