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2005 Michigan Feeder Steers Business Analysis Summary


  • Wittenberg, Eric
  • Black, J. Roy


This report summarizes the financial and production records of 5 Michigan feeder steer farms. To be included, the farms must have produced at least 50 percent of gross cash farm income from feeder steer sales. The records came from Michigan State University's TelFarm project and the Farm Credit Service system in Michigan. The values were pooled into averages for reporting purposes. Farm records were included if a farm financial summary was completed on 2005 data including beginning and ending balance sheets, plus income and expenses. The data were checked to verify that cash discrepancy was less than 10% of gross cash inflow and that debt discrepancy was less than $1,000. While considerable variation in the data exists, average values are reported in the summary tables.

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  • Wittenberg, Eric & Black, J. Roy, 2006. "2005 Michigan Feeder Steers Business Analysis Summary," Staff Papers 9309, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:midasp:9309

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