Updated January, 2021
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Using Partial Budgets to Make Decisions

Similar to enterprise budgets and whole-farm budgets, a partial budget allows producers to analyze their farming business. The difference is partial budgets analyze projected costs and revenues associated with some change to the business. This publication examines the components involved in building a partial budget.


Craig Chase, local foods extension specialist, 515-294-1854, cchase@iastate.edu


Craig Chase

local foods extension specialist
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Use this decision tool to evaluate the financial effect of incremental changes for a farm business.