TITLE

Sharing in cow-calf enterprise

PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Wallaces Farmer;Mar2011, Vol. 136 Issue 3, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips from extension economist Michael Duffy, Cresco Union Savings Bank's Gary Gassett, and farmer Ron Swanson on sharing in cow-calf enterprise. Duffy suggests discussing with business partners to determine the relative contributions to the operation. Gassett comments that the basic principle of a cow share agreement is dividing the profits based on contributions and production costs. Swanson believes that a successful farm operation is built on long-term relationships.
ACCESSION #
59917653

 

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