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Enterprise budgets help farmers calculate crop profitability

by Emily Coll, program coordinator Farmers manage many spinning plates like any other business owner: production, accounts receivable/payable, marketing, customer service, research and development and more. And there is only so much time in the day. The FFED Program won a grant from the USDA Agricultural Marketing Resource Center to develop enterprise budgets that incorporate … Continue reading Enterprise budgets help farmers calculate crop profitability

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Taking Focus on Feasibility on the road to Crookston

by Connie Hardy, program specialist FFED Enterprise Development team members Brian Tapp, Ray Hansen and I recently presented a Focus on Feasibility workshop at the University of Minnesota–Crookston. The 14 participants are engaged in business development and training in their areas. The workshop, funded by AgMRC, will increase the capabilities of business and economic development … Continue reading Taking Focus on Feasibility on the road to Crookston