How to Keep Farm Accounts
Excerpt from How to Keep Farm Accounts: A Practical Book for the Practical Farmer A great deal has been said about the need of a simple system of accounts for the Farmstead-something possible on the average farm every day of the year-one relieved of useless detail, and still show its earnings and expenses-its owners assets and liabilities. Taking the conditions which govern actual work on the farm into consideration, nothing specific has yet been published for the practical farmer, and it is for him this book has been written. It is elementary because many have had no opportunity to study bookkeeping, therefore the man who knows nothing about it has been kept in sight from cover to cover. The illustration given is introduced to show the application of the fundamental principles of accounting to the every-day routine of general farming. No special sets for stock, dairy or fruit farms is thought necessary because the principles of accounts are unchangeable and..