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Farm Accounting

Farm business accounting presents the opportunity to measure the effectiveness of your efforts, assist you in determining which ventures are most profitable for your business, and help you accurately track and anticipate expenses.

Click on the resources linked for full information on farm accounting and accounting resources. Not seeing what you are looking for? Contact your local Small Farms Extension Agent for assistance.


Basic-Farm-Accounting Presentation – presented by Peggy Hall, Legacy Accounting and Software Training. This is a workshop put on in 2017 by the Kitsap Community & Agricultural Alliance in partnership with WSU Regional Small Farms.

Basic Accounting for Beginning Farmers – published by the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT). The purpose of this publication is to make basic accounting approachable for people with little or no accounting experience and encourage new farmers to develop good record keeping habits at the outset.

Preparing Agricultural Financial Statements published by Northwest Farm Credit Services, can help you become familiar with the concepts upon which popular accounting software platforms are built.


Northwest Farm Credit Services

E-Learning Courses

Check out these interactive, video-based eLearning courses brought to you by our friends at Northwest Farm Credit Services.
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Information found on this page is for general educational purposes only and is not intended to take the place of professional advice from lawyers and Certified Public Accountants.