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)
Farm Business Plan
Crop & Livestock Enterprise Budgets
2016 Crop Budget Simulation Template vs 06.12.16 (excel) (pdf)
2016 Crop Budget - Machine Cost Simulation Template vs 06.12.16 (excel) (pdf)
EVENTS - WORKSHOPS & MEETINGS
Link to Michigan State University Extension 's Events webpage
2016-17 Winter Ag Meeting summary sheet (12-1-16) pdf
The meeting summary document will updated periodically .
Please refer to the updated/version date shown in red
2015 Crop Budget Simulation Template vs 08.15 (excel) (pdf)
2015 Crop Budget - Machine Cost Simulation Template vs 08.15 (excel) (pdf)
2014 Crop Budget Simulation Template vs 04.14 (excel) (pdf)
2014 Crop Budget - Machine Cost Simulation Template vs 04.14 (excel) (pdf)
2013 Crop Budget Simulation Template vs 010.13(pdf)
2013 Crop Budget - Machine Cost Simulation Template vs 04.14 (pdf)
Commodity MarketingNEW October 25, 2016 - Dairy - Commodity Marketing Update, Chris Wolf- MSU
Dairy Update slide set pdf
NEW October 25, 2016 Grain - Commodity Marketing Update, Jim Hilker- MSU
2017 Custom Machine and Work Rate Estimates - November 9, 2016 (pdf)
2016 Custom Machine and Work Rate Estimates - November 2016 (pdf)
2015 Custom Machine and Work Rate Estimates May 2015 (pdf)
RENT; Land, Building & Machinery Rental Agreements & Contracts
- Rental Arrangements, worksheets and information related to land, buildings/facilities
& machinery rentals
2010-2016 Thumb Area Summary of Land Values and Land Rents
(pdf- extracted from Michigan Land Values & Leasing Rates -Rpt # 649)
2016- 2008 USDA Farm Land Rental Summary for Select Counties NASS-USDA survey (pdf)
2016 MSU Farm Land Value & Farm Land Rent Survey (pdf)
Irrigation System Capital Budget (excel)(pdf)
Human -Resources 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
Pricing Immature Corn Silage & Earlage
Black, Rust & Stein Aug. 2013
WIND FARM INFORMATION AND RESOURCES
Landowners Consideration in Leasing for a Windfarms, (pdf) Osecola Co. 1/2/14
Resources: Landowner information: Extension resources
USDA FARM BILL INFORMATION
2014 ARC Payment calculator (excel)
Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (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
Additional information can be found on the Farm Information Resource
Management (FIRM) team's web page. Click here to go to their web page.
or for MSU Extension's Farm Bill web page click here.
Tax Info and Tax Planning & Management Information Page
2016 Tax Planning - Tax Management Tips for Farmers (pdf)
Form for Estimating 2016 Income Tax Liability (pdf)
2016 Telfarm Year-end Planning Schedule
2014 Crop Cost Changes- Ag CreEnterprisedit Conference, Nov. 4, 2013-(Presentation pdf)
District Farm Business & Risk Management programs
Dairy Situation 2015
National Agricultural Statistics Service
Michigan Agricultural Weather
MSU's Agriculture, Food and Resources Department
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2015 TARE Field Trials ( 4.1MB pdf file) Huron, Lapeer, St. Clair, Saginaw, Sanilac & Tuscola Counties
link to Michigan State University's State Variety Trials web page -
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 Finpack 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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