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Fearless Farm Finances 2nd Edition


The updated Fearless Farm Finances 2nd Edition is a one-of-a-kind resource packed with instructions, tips and tools for setting up and managing a farm’s financial system. A “must-have” for every farmer, the book addresses one of the biggest stumbling blocks to farm success — managing finances. A MOSES project, this book was funded by the USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program.

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270 pages; published by Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service;
This book will help you understand how to manage the financial aspects of your farm. It includes instructions, tips and tools–plus real-life examples from successful farmers and sample data from fictitious farmer “Otto B. Organic.”


  • Why detailed numbers are crucial to farming success
  • Techniques for data collection
  • How to set up and use a bookkeeping system
  • Computer bookkeeping program tips
  • Step-by-step development of the three primary financial statements
  • How to use standardized ratios to compare farm performance
  • How to assess large financial investments
  • How to work with a lender
  • How to use numbers to make product mix, market, and pricing decisions
  • Plus much more to help you improve farm profits

See an excerpt and the Table of Contents, and read about the authors here.