Tools for Agricultural Management & Marketing
The OAIN databases - contain statistical data on Oregon's agricultural commodities. Statistics cover harvested acreage, yield, production, average price, value of production, value of sales and percent sold by county and commodity.
OSU Enterprise Budgets - provide a useful tool for analyzing the costs, returns and potential profitability of various agricultural enterprises. OSU Enterprise Budget Sheets are available as PDF (Portable Document Format) files which are the equivalent to printed publications, or as XLS files which are Microsoft Excel 97 Spreadsheet templates that allow you to substitute your own figures for evenues and costs, making it your own enterprise budget.
The Pacific Northwest Risk Management Education Project - provides risk management tools for understanding and integrating the three interrelated areas of financial risk, market (price) risk, and production risk into effective management decision-making.
- USDA Farm Risk Plans - USDA Federal Crop Insurance Program link.
- Western Risk Management - Provides a general introduction to the many aspects of risk management. Lite training courses are provided from RightRisk.