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The Management Calendar

Farm Business Management Update, April/May 2004

By Gordon Groover

I was on the Virginia Eastern Shore this week, wheat fields were green and growing and farmers had started to break ground. As I write this report in Blacksburg it's spitting snow, the sky is gray, and the temperatures are in the 30's. What happened to spring? It may take a few more weeks and some sunshine before field work gets under way up here in the mountains. But spring is coming.

Calendar Items

Listed below are the items that need to be included on the farm business managers' calendar for spring of 2004.

Now is the time to put your plans into action and enjoy spring after it warms up.

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