Factors That Make for Success in Farming in the South
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To determine whether he is managing his farm to the best advantage, it is desirable that he not only keep such records as will enable him to make an analysis of his farm business, but also that he compare notes with others to gain knowledge and efficiency from their experience.
These records may range from simple accounts to elaborate systems of bookkeeping, showing receipts, expenses, and inventories for the farm as a whole, or even to complete cost-account records for each individual enterprise on the farm.
The following summary of the business of a Southern farm will give a general idea of the nature of the facts that may be emphasized by keeping farm records.