Farm Management Software Blog

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

Why farm production record systems can't provide accounting control

Posted by Norman Brown on Thu, Apr 26, 2012 @ 02:35 PM

Can you trust a report that's not backed by accounting data?

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Tags: activity-based costing, quickbooks, accrual accounting, agricultural managerial accounting, farm inventories, agricultural inventories

Farm Financial Management: Know Before You Grow

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


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

Will Quickbooks Do Farm Accrual Accounting?

Posted by Norman Brown on Wed, Nov 23, 2011 @ 08:43 AM

We ran across this AgTalk post by Mark Wilsdorf, who markets an add-on to Quickbooks for farmers.  If anyone has figured out how to make this ubiquitous small business accounting program function as an effective farm financial management tool it would be Mark.

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Tags: quickbooks, farm financial statements, accrual accounting, farm financial reporting, cash or accrual

Successful Farm Management Accounting

Posted by Norman Brown on Wed, Sep 14, 2011 @ 04:59 PM

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Tags: managerial accounting, activity-based costing, farm financial standards council, farm management accounting, quickbooks, farm accountant, cost accounting