Actual-To-Budget report contains several components that
measure financial and production performance relative
to your plan. It provides guidance to determine why the
business does not meet specific goals, and indicates trends
and trouble spots. Uniting important business drivers,
like cash flow, cost of production, profitability, price,
and production trends, onto one concise page is essential
for seeing the big picture
Goal Performance report is a predictive tool that shows
how future financial statement will look if current performance
trends continue. Whether the news is good or bad, being
aware of how your financials will look in the near future
and communicating this to others, will help reduce stress
and provide a focal point for you to take action.
does not contain value unless and until it is understood
and acted upon. Our Actual-To-Budget Dairy Dashboard
reports include a written, personalized narrative called
The Dashboard Summary. We consolidate, summarize
and communicate important trends or circumstances in your
business in just a few sentences - providing you a head
start on understanding your dairy business. The Dashboard
Summary helps you interpret the myriad detail contained
in the Dairy Dashboard reports. If you cannot
understand how your farm business is performing in less
time than it takes to eat your lunch, we have not done
Year vs Year
to the Actual-To-Budget report, the Year vs Year report
measures financial and production performance relative
to past years. This report shows how new external factors
have affected the business and more importantly, indicates
the impact of your management changes.
reports show how your dairy compares to other similar
farms in both the financial and production realms. The
Touchstone Benchmark report
shows trends in an easy to read format, allowing you to
identify problems and make adjustments early on. Clients
of the Dairy Dashboard have used our benchmarks
with suppliers to help save thousands of dollars a month
to bring costs back in line.
Benchmark - Livestock
benchmark reports like those found in the Dairy Dashboard
Quantum Benchmark - Livestock itemize and compare dairy
production costs in minute detail. We put relevant, timely,
and accurate information into a concise decision making
format so you can reduce costs and increase profits.
you ever had difficulty understanding exactly how your
milk check is calculated? Those days are over once you
have our Milk Check Rx Benchmark in your hands! This is
the report your milk handler does not want you to see.
The Milk CheckRx report eliminates confusion from PPD's,
incentives, handler and hauling costs, location differentials,
component pricing and other hiding spots where money can
be slivered off your precious milk check. We dissect your
milk check and compare it to others. This will give you
a strong understanding of the most important document
you receive each month of the year.
Reports and Trend Analysis
provide our clients and their lenders with year-end financial
statements that are easy to read and just plain make sense.
Our reports closely follow the recommendations of the
Farm Financial Standards Council for reporting financial
status and operating results for your year-end analysis.
to detail is what sets the Dairy Dashboard
Annual Statements and Trend Analysis apart from financial
statements prepared by accountants, tax preparers and
bankers. The average Annual Report is more than 20 pages
long and includes four financial statements (Balance Sheet,
Income Statement, Statement of Cash Flow and Statement
of Change in Net Worth). We also include over 35 financial
ratios to explore profitability, leverage and operating
efficiency, and nearly 50 descriptive and efficiency ratios
specifically designed for dairy producers. We include
five years of dairy financial trends and help you chart
your farm's progress.