Sharing in cow-calf enterprise

March 2011
Wallaces Farmer;Mar2011, Vol. 136 Issue 3, p50
Trade Publication
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.


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