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SSAWG ‘Growing Farm Profits’ Webinar Series

September 22, 2015

SSAWG has a great set of webinars coming up this fall for agriculture professionals that work with diversified specialty crop producers. Read more details here.

Growing Farm Profits

Record Keeping for Profit Management for Vegetable Growers, October 22, 2015 | 3:30 pm (ET)

One of the most frustrating dilemmas farmers face in profitable decision making is having accurate information for those decisions.They may keep receipts for expenses, and record how much product is selling, but how do they determine the labor costs for each crop when there are so many crops in the field? This free webinar will help you learn some of the tricks of the trade across the spectrum from paper and white boards to computers and phone apps and put you on the right track in addressing these challenges with the farmers looking to you for assistance.
Cost-Benefit Analysis for Vegetable Equipment Purchasing Decisions, November 19, 2015 | 3:30 pm (ET)

“Should I add more labor or should I finally purchase that one piece of equipment to streamline the operation?” Farmers may ask you this question that could mean thousands more in profit on the farm. This free webinar will show you how to assist farmers in answering this question.

Schedule F vs Profitability Accounting for Vegetable Farming, December 17, 2015 | 3:30 pm (ET)

All farmers have to file a Schedule F to stay in compliance with the IRS. Unfortunately the accounting systems used to ensure tax filing are not the same as those necessary to provide the producer with knowledge of what management actions to take to increase profitability. In this free webinar you will get a glimpse of an extension agent working with a farmer who discovers just this problem. Together they learn how to look at the farm a little differently to better determine what key management areas need to be adjusted to improve profitability.


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