Financial Performance Measures for Iowa Farms
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Farmers who have a large investment in land, machinery, livestock, and equipment need to keep informed about the financial condition of their operations. Some useful measures of financial performance can be calculated from information found in most farm record books and accounting programs. These measures can help farmers assess the profitability, debt capacity, and financial risk currently faced by their businesses. The measures presented in this publication are based on guidelines of the Farm Financial Standards Council (www. ffsc.org) and are used by most agricultural lenders and farm accountants.
Plastina, Alejandro, "Financial Performance Measures for Iowa Farms" (2017). Extension and Outreach Publications. 548.
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