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The importance of farm business records

An overview of the importance of keeping and maintaining effective farm business records.

Year of Publication2009

Keeping effective farm business records and knowing how to interpret them are essential skills for optimum business performance. Inadequate or non-existent records can become a risk factor to the business. A successful farm manager needs to understand all the processes involved in the farm business including setting realistic business objectives. Planning for business feasibility, viability and sustainability are outlined in this technical note.

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Supporting the development of the national rural economy.

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