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The Management Calendar

Farm Business Management Update, October - November 2008

By Gordon Groover (, Extension Economist, Farm Management, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech

The short run drought situation appears to be improving as I have observed through the windshield over the last few weeks. In a number of areas this rain came too late to insure average yields. Long-term, we still need some serious rainfall to recharge groundwater and reservoirs.

Listed below is information that may be useful to add to your library and plan to read when the harvest season is over.

Farm business managers should consider putting the following activities on their management calendar for October-November.

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