These numbers are generated by farm management instructors using FINPACK software, with information from actual farms across North Dakota (excluding Red River Valley) and compiled at NDSU.
Complete enterprise analysis on over 20 crops (even prevented planting) as well as beef, dairy, and hogs in North Dakota in 1999 may be found online at www.ag. ndsu.nodak.edu/finance.htm.
The analysis includes gross and net returns per acre. Crop budgets that provide projected estimates of revenues and costs for selected crops in different regions of ND in 2000 can be found online at www.ext.nodak.edu/extpubs/ecguides.htm. A listing of farm business management educators in ND may be found online at www.voteched. state.nd.us/progar~1/ag/adult.htm.
Enterprise analysis of farms in Minnesota that participate in the Farm Business Management Program—as well as a listing of Minnesota FBM instructors—may be found online at www.northland. cc.mn.us/Management_Ed.htm.
FBM programs in Minnesota are available through the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU). These programs are administered through 8 college campuses with 85 different sites across the state. There are a
total of 105 FBM instructors in Minnesota.