Dairy Enterprise Budgets – 2019
This enterprise budget is a means to analyze the profitability of a particular enterprise. This enterprise budget is intended to analyze a dairy budget, per cow over three levels of production. It includes a machinery and building cost calculator, feed cost calculator and sensitivity analysis.
The UW Center for Integrated Agriculture spreadsheet to help farmers make financial and management decisions about new or existing dairy sheep enterprises. It is applicable to most kinds and sizes of enterprises.
Dairy Goat Enterprise Budget
The UW Center for Integrated Agriculture spreadsheet to help farmers make financial and management decisions about new or existing dairy goat enterprises. It is applicable to most kinds and sizes of enterprises.
Compares dairy farm’s financial status with +500 dairy farms in the State of Wisconsin. Data is from the AgFA (Agriculture Financial Advisor) database: 2000-2008. Calculates 15 Financial measures. REQUIRES: Excel 2007.
The 2018 Crop Budget Analyzer reflect updates to crop production inputs for corn, soybean, alfalfa, an small grains) including fertilizer, pesticide products and application, and (custom rates reflected in the 2017 Custom Rate Guide). Updates were last completed in the fall of 2018.
The Wisconsin Custom Rate Guide is the result of a mail survey which collected rates paid by farmers for custom work performed in 2017. The figures are based on reports by farmers who hired custom work, custom operators and farmers who performed custom work, and machinery dealers who rented out equipment. There were 707 reports completed. The report was release in March of 2018. Date is compiled by the USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS), Wisconsin Field Office in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension.
The Compass Tools are free downloadable spreadsheets created at the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, University of Wisconsin-Madison. These tools help farmers actively manage for increased farm profits by helping them understand their cost of production, by product and by market channel. This enables farmers to make strategic decisions to adjust prices, reduce costs, shift market channel focus, reduce or drop unprofitable products, and expand production of their most profitable ventures.
Spreadsheets allow farms to compare their costs to an example farm budget for established pasture and pasture establishment, with round bales, or wrapped round bales. The budget includes sensitivity analysis and machinery expenses.