Toward our on-going effort to facilitate discussions about profitability of diversified fruit and vegetable farms, the Year 2 Report of the Whole Farm Financial Project is now available. Twelve farmers contributed their profit-loss statements and balance sheets to Practical Farmers of Iowa for this report, and work on the next edition of the report (FY2015 and 2016) […]
April 27, 2017
11 fruit and vegetable farms provided
a profit-loss statement and simple balance
sheet from FY 2013.
• Five of the 11 farms are meeting their
personal expectations for profitability.
• Six of the 11 farms plan to someday
earn 100% of their household income
from the farm.
• Farming experience ranged from 3 to
• No two farm financial strategies or
situations are the same. This report
serves as a starting point for profitability
conversations, and for farmers
to compare their own numbers with
September 24, 2015
August 31, 2011