Beef Farm Business Summary: Northeast Beef Farm Business Summary 1990
Nowak Rasmussen, Caroline; Fox, Danny G.; Smith, Stuart F.; Perry, Ted C.
The Beef Farm Business Summary is a compilation and analysis of business records from participating cow-ca·lf farms. The primary objective of the summary is to provide producers with information about their beef farm business that can be used to identify "weak links" that limit profitability.To facilitate this evaluation, analysis is prOVided with six "critical success factor" categoriessize of business, rates of production, cost control, capital efficiency, profitability and financial integrity.-A summary of the data by these categories for high, average and low profitabilit groupsprovides benchworks for individuals to identify their "weak links". The farm summaries also prOVide the basis for continued extension education programs,data for applied research studies, and for use in the classroom. Regardlessof the use of the data, confidentiality of individual farm data is maintained.
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Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University