Profit and performance

Farmbench

Beef, Lamb, Cereals & Oilseeds,  Potatoes

A diagnostic tool that will help you to understand and compare your full cost of production to improve profitability and remain competitive.  Costs can be split across beef, sheep, potato and arable enterprises, with dairy and sugar beet coming online in autumn 2018.  Data can then be compared in a safe, secure environment at AHDB on-farm group meetings.

https://farmbench.ahdb.org.uk/

Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) Tool

Beef, Lamb, Dairy, Pork, Cereals & Oilseeds, Hort, Potatoes

This Microsoft Excel tool will help you make rational investment decisions and provides a framework for evaluating investment projects. Accompanying the tool is a short presentation offering further information regarding the resource.

https://horticulture.ahdb.org.uk/interactive-tools

Comparable Farm Profit Template

Dairy

An excel tool that will help you assess areas of your business that may need reviewing.  It will also allow you to compare yourself with other dairy businesses when completed as part of a group

https://dairy.ahdb.org.uk/resources-library/technical-information/business-management/comparable-farm-profit-template/#.WmC0-uS7LIU

Cashflow With VAT Calculator Template

Beef, Lamb, Dairy, Pork, Cereals & Oilseeds, Hort, Potatoes

A cashflow spreadsheet , when completed, will help you quickly see when money is coming into and out of  your business and where it’s coming from and going to.  This will allow you to identify any future financial peaks and troughs and what costs you will have to cover at any given time.   

https://dairy.ahdb.org.uk/resources-library/technical-information/business-management/cashflow-with-vat-calc-template/#.Wlx1I-S7LIU

Partial Budget Template

Beef, Lamb, Dairy, Pork, Cereals & Oilseeds, Hort, Potatoes

Calculate what effect a proposed change to your farm business could have on your margins and profit with this simple to use template.  

https://dairy.ahdb.org.uk/resources-library/technical-information/business-management/template-partial-budget/#.Wlx1UuS7LIU