Saginaw Valley District Farm Management Educator, Dennis Stein
My goal is to offer support to clientele regarding issues such as: Farm Financial Management, Farm Business Planning, Tax Management, Custom Work Rates & Machine Costs, Cost of Production, Budgets, Estate and Transition Planning, Commodity Marketing and Human Resource/ Labor Management.
Farm Business Financial Management
(Information on Land Rent, Commodity Budgets, Risk Management issues)
Crop & Livestock Enterprise Budgets
2013 Crop Budget Simulation Template vs 03.13 (excel)
2013 Crop Budget - Machine Cost Simulation Template vs 03.13 (excel)
Farm Business Plan
2014 Crop Budget Simulation Template vs 11.13 (excel) (pdf)
2014 Crop Budget - Machine Cost Simulation Templage vs 11.13 (excel) (pdf)
Commodity Marketing 2014 Custom Machine and Work Rate Estimates Dec.2013 (pdf)
2012-13 Custom Machine and Work Rate Estimates (2-1-13)(pdf)
Land Rent and Land Purchase Rental Arrangement, worksheets and information related to land
2013- 2008 USDA Farm Land Rental Summary for Select Counties
2013 MSU Farm Land Value & Farm Land Rent Survey
Irrigation System Capital Budget (excel)(pdf)
Human Resouces - Labor Issues
Estate & Farm Transition Planning
Oil & Gas Leasing Information for Landowners
Wind Energy and Landowner Info Wind Farm Leasing & Development
Landowners Consideration in Leasing for a Windfarms, (pdf) Osecola Co. 1/2/14
Pricing Immature Corn Silage & Earlage
Black, Rust & Stein Aug. 2013
MSU's Agriculture, Food and Resources Department Annie's Project New for 2013
Farm business management for women engaged in agriculture or part of farm families.
MSU Extension Portal page
Tax Info and Tax planning & management information
2013 Tax Issues & Changes Webinar link: https://connect.msu.edu/p4ktxd2h74m/
Telfarm Year-end Planning Schedule 2014 Crop Enterprice Cost Changes- Ag Credit Conference, Nov. 4, 2013-(Presentation pdf)
District Farm Business & Risk Management programs
National Agricultural Statistics Service
Michigan Agricultural Weather
MSU's Agriculture, Food and Resources Department
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2013 Mid- Michigan Crop Report (5.8 MB pdf file) Gratiot, Clinton & Isabella Counties
2013 TARE Field Trials ( 9.1 MB pdf file) Huron, Lapeer, St. Clair, Saginaw, Sanilac & Tuscola Counties
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District Farm Business / Risk Management
362 Green Street
Caro, Michigan 48723-1998
phone: (989) 672-3870
fax: (989) 673-5953
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Service to Michigan's Saginaw Valley Area Agriculture and Small Businesses for over 20 years.
Educational programs and information in various levels of Management Systems, Business planning, Business Tax Management, Farm & Business Estate Succession Transfer Planning, Human Resource Management (labor), Commodity Marketing and Production Economics.
Supporting the Telfarm Farm Financial Accounting systems on cooperating farms in the Saginaw Valley
Supporting the Finpak Farm Financial Management software package that gives individuals and farm businesses the ability to evaluate past performance or project future cash flow situations.
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