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)
Keys to Financial Success, presentation March 2015 (pdf)
Crop & Livestock Enterprise Budgets
2013 Crop Budget Simulation Template vs 04.14(pdf)
2013 Crop Budget - Machine Cost Simulation Template vs 04.14 (pdf)
Farm Business Plan
2014 Crop Budget Simulation Template vs 04.14 (excel) (pdf)
2014 Crop Budget - Machine Cost Simulation Templage vs 04.14 (excel) (pdf)
Commodity MarketingFebruary 24, 2015 - Dr. Hilker's Grain Commodity Marketing Update
February 24, 2015 - Dr. Wolf Dairy Commodity Marketing Update presentation was
presented by Dennis Stein, Senior Extension Educator, Farm Management
2014 Custom Machine and Work Rate Estimates May 2014 (pdf)
2012-13 Custom Machine and Work Rate Estimates (2-1-13)(pdf)
Land, Building & Machinery Rental Agreements & Contracts
- Rental Arrangements, worksheets and information related to land, buildings/facilities
& machinery rentals
2014- 2008 USDA Farm Land Rental Summary for Select Counties NASS-USDA survey
2014 MSU Farm Land Value & Farm Land Rent Survey
Irrigation System Capital Budget (excel)(pdf)
Human Resouces - Labor Issues
All farms will be impacted by "Waters of the U.S."
watch this webinar to get an overview picture. (pdf with links)
Estate & Farm Transition Planning
Transition Planning presentation March. 2015 (pdf)
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
USDA FARM BILL INFORMATION
Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP)
Educational meeting Feb.5th 9am-2:30pm Lapeer Township Hall, 1500 Morris Road, Lapeer, MI
Register for this meeting at: http://events.anr.msu.edu/FarmBillNAP/
Information link : http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=diap&topic=nap
NAP Insurance tool: http://fsa.usapas.com/NAP.aspx
Annie's Project New for 2013
Farm business management for women engaged in agriculture or part of farm families.
USDA FARM BILL INFORMATION
Producers Decision Under the 2014 Farm Bill Fact sheets
14-07 - Agricultural Risk Coverage vs. Price Loss Coverage Decisions (pdf)
14-06 - Base Reallocation Decisions (pdf)
14-05 - Program Yield Update Decisions (pdf)
14-3 - The 2014 Farm Bill: Questions & Answers for Landlords
Michigan Farm Bill Analysis Tool, Version 1.9 (excel) [updated March 25, 2015]
Price and Base Reallocation Video by Dennis Stein about 20 minutes https://connect.msu.edu/p6vfd541gca/
Presentation slide set from Farm Bill meeting dec14 (pdf)
Additional information can be found on the Farm Information Resource
Management (FIRM) team's webpage. Click here to go to their webpage.
or for MSU Extension's Farm Bill webpage click here.
Tax Info and Tax planning & management information page
2014 Tax Planning - Tax Management Tips for Farmers (pdf)
Form for Estimating 2014 Income Tax Liability (pdf)
2013 Tax Issues & Changes Webinar link: https://connect.msu.edu/p4ktxd2h74m/
2014 Telfarm Year-end Planning Schedule
Telfarm Finan - Business Analysis 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 Countieshttp://www.varietytrials.msu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/2014-MSU-Corn-Bulletin-E-431.pdf
2014 TARE Field Trials ( 8.6 MB pdf file) Huron, Lapeer, St. Clair, Saginaw, Sanilac & Tuscola Counties
link to Michigan State University's State Variety Trials webpage -
District Farm Business / Risk Management
362 Green Street
Caro, Michigan 48723-1998
phone: (989) 672-3870
fax: (989) 673-5953
Personal Information:How to find us: MAP
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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