Kentucky Farm Business
Management Publications

Annual Summary

Annual Financial Summary

Annual Summary Data: 2017. Jerry S. Pierce, Jr.. June, 2018. (Acrobat format.)
This report presents the summarized 2017 performance data, both financial and physical, on 260 Kentucky farm businesses. Some data are presented for previous years so that trends and changes can be studied. This is the 50th annual summary of records obtained from farmers participating in the Kentucky Farm Business Management (KFBM) program. The program is a cooperative effort between the Department of Agricultural Economics of the University of Kentucky and four incorporated Farm Analysis Groups.

Kentucky Farm Business Management Program: Dairy Annual Summary Data, 2016. Tarrah Hardin and Rush Midkiff. September, 2017. (Acrobat format.)
This report presents the summarized 2016 performance data, both financial and physical, on 16 Kentucky farm businesses. Some data are presented for previous years so that trends and changes can be studied. This annual summary is meant to be used as a reference for obtaining information about Kentucky farms. The results are therefore presented without interpretation.

Kentucky Farm Business Management Program: Annual Summary Data, 2016. Jerry S. Pierce, Jr.. September, 2017. (Acrobat format.)
This report presents the summarized 2016 performance data, both financial and physical, on 258 Kentucky farm businesses. Some data are presented for previous years so that trends and changes can be studied. This annual summary is meant to be used as a reference for obtaining information about Kentucky farms. The results are therefore presented without interpretation.

Kentucky Farm Business Management Program: Annual Summary Data: Dairy, 2015. Tarrah Hardin and Rush Midkiff. October, 2016. (Acrobat format.)
This report presents the summarized 2015 performance data, both financial and physical, on 363 Kentucky farm businesses. Some data are presented for previous years so that trends and changes can be studied. This is the 49th annual summary of records obtained from farmers participating in the Kentucky Farm Business Management (KFBM) program.

Kentucky Farm Business Management Program: Annual Summary Data Pennyroyal Area Farms - 2015. Amanda R. Jenkins and Rush H. Midkiff. September, 2016. (Acrobat format.)
This report presents the summarized 2015 performance data, both financial and physical, on 363 Kentucky farm businesses. Some data are presented for previous years so that trends and changes can be studied.

Kentucky Farm Business Management Program: Annual Summary Data - 2015. Jerry Pierce. July, 2016. (Acrobat format.)
This report presents the summarized 2015 performance data, both financial and physical, on 363 Kentucky farm businesses. Some data are presented for previous years so that trends and changes can be studied.

Financial Statements

Average Grain Farmer 2017. Kentucky Farm Business Management Specialists. June, 2018. (Acrobat format.)
2017 balance sheets for the average grain farmer in the Kentucky Farm Business Management program.

Other

Surviving the Farm Economy Downturn. Southern Extension Committee including Kenny Burdine, Todd Davis, and Jordan Shockley. December, 2017. (Acrobat format.)
"This collection of papers is the result of efforts by a group of Extension economist across the South. The genesis for these educational programs began where all good extension education programs begin: the needs of farmers and ranchers in the region.

Preliminary Reports

Kentucky Farm Business Management Program: Preliminary Grain Analysis Summary - 2015. Jerry S. Pierce, Jr.. April, 2016. (Acrobat format.)
The 2015 Preliminary Grain Farm Analysis is based on data collected through March 21. The Summary 1) compares data from KFBM grain farms to the projections presented at the December 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting Press Conference; 2) compares performance for a specific set of grain farms for 2014 and 2015; and 3) examines the effect of tobacco revenue on KFBM grain farm profitability.

Quick Facts

2017 Grain Farm Analysis Quick Facts. Kentucky Farm Business Management. June, 2018. (Acrobat format.)
Tables of information about expenses and income of Kentucky grain farms in 2017.

2017 Grain Farm Analysis Quick Facts (Purchase Farm Analysis Group). Jennifer Rogers. June, 2018. (Acrobat format.)
Summary data from the Purchase Area Farm Analysis Group grain farms.

Kentucky Farm Business Management: 2016 Grain Farm Analysis Quick Facts. Jerry Pierce. June, 2017. (Acrobat format.)
Data based on averages of grain farms participating in the Kentucky Farm Business Management program.

Kentucky Farm Business Management: 2015 Grain Farm Analysis Quick Facts. Jerry Pierce. June, 2016. (Acrobat format.)
Yield, returns, acres, net farm income and financial ratios of grain farms participating in the Kentucky Farm Business Management Program in 2015.

Lincoln Trail Farm Analysis Group: 2015 Grain Farm Analysis Quick Facts. Tarrah Hardin and Jonathan Shepherd. June, 2016. (Acrobat format.)
A quick look at yields, crop return, net farm income, financial rations, and price received for grain farms participating in the Kentucky Farm Business Management Program in the Lincoln Trail Farm Analysis Group.

Ohio Valley Farm Analysis Group: Quick Facts. Suzy Martin and Lauren Turley. June, 2016. (Acrobat format.)
A quick look at income, living expenditures, crop yields for farms participating in the Kentucky Farm Business Management Program in the Ohio Valley Farm Analysis Group.

Ohio Valley Farm Analysis Group: 2016 Analysis - Quick Facts. Suzy Martin and Lauren O. Turley. July, 2017. (Acrobat format.)
A quick look at 2016 farm financial analysis for the members of the Ohio Valley Farm Analysis Group of the the Kentucky Farm Business Management Association.

State Newsletter

Kentucky Farm Business Management State Newsletter, November 2018. Laura Powers (ed). November, 2018. (Acrobat format.)
In this issue: Farm Asset Depreciation Changes for 2018 (Rush Midkiff); Tax Law Changes for Traded Items (Suzy Martin); Ag Trade Update (Will Snell, Kenny Burdine, Todd Davis); The New Qualified Business Deduction (Laura Powers); Upcoming Events

KFBM State Newsletter, July 2018. Laura Powers, Jennifer Rogers, Tarrah Hardin, and Michael Forsythe. July, 2018. (Acrobat format.)
Articles: Welcome Dr. Barnett, KFBM Dairy Summary, Managing Financial Stress, KFBM Beef Summary, Tax Law Changes, Upcoming Events

Kentucky Farm Business Management Program State Newsletter - July, 2016. Jennifer Rogers, Amanda Jenkins, Michael Forsythe, Laura Powers. July, 2016. (Acrobat format.)
Articles in this newsletter: Are You Burning Equity? (Jennifer Rogers); Record Keeping in Tough Times (Amanda Jenkins); H-2A Labor Audits (Michael Forsythe)

Kentucky Farm Business Management Program State Newsletter - November 2016. Suzy Martin, Lauren Turley, Laura Powers. November, 2016. (Acrobat format.)
Articles: Family Living and Net Farm Income (Suzy Martin); Alternative Tax Savings with Grain (Lauren O. Turley); Tax Changes for 2016 (Laura Powers)


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