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Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Wed Jan 30, 2013 03:19 PM CST


The Super Bowl of Farm Finance

Maybe you don't consider your home farm in the same league as the Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, a pro who lobbed a 70-yard touchdown pass with 30 seconds left to tie--and later win--a playoff game. Here's a little secret: Knowing how to tweak your farm financials can elevate you from the equivalent of a farming couch potato to a potential Super Bowl champ like Joe. You just need to know what plays to call.

Comparing two important farm financial ratios--asset turnover and operating efficiency--offer the best long-term predictors of whether your farm excels ...

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