In the financial world, your cash position is referred to as liquidity, i.e. your ability to pay your bills. Liquidity is important to any agricultural business, yet it may have a heightened significance depending on what you produce, how long it takes you to produce it and how it’s sold or marketed.
For a beginning entrepreneur, cultivating financial skills is essential to the health and success of your business. Whether you need help organizing your finances into manageable tasks or advice on how to approach a lender, Chris Laughton covers a range of financial topics of interest to beginning farmers.
“Record-keeping can be a huge time commitment. In my experience working with customers, I’ve learned that record-keeping is not always a first priority.” Angela Barsuglia, Farm Credit East Tax Associate, discusses the importance of accurate financial record-keeping in today’s business climate and how we can help.