TITLE

Overhead costs vary from herd to herd

AUTHOR(S)
Suther, Steve
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;9/15/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 22, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on issues related to overhead costs in herding. Overhead is an economic term often used in place of fixed cost, the price of being in business that must be subtracted from gross profit. When calf prices are relatively high, ranchers may have opportunity money. At this turn of the cattle cycle, overhead tends to increase, from new pickups to machinery and land. A key to controlling overhead cost is to identify all the components. That can help farmers assess the productive value of assets and determine whether any components of cost are getting out of hand.
ACCESSION #
14644787

 

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