As 2009 draws to a close, it will be remembered as one of the most challenging and precarious years on record for dairy producers. The extremely volatile economic situation experienced over the last year underscores the need for effective record-keeping and sound business planning, says Brad Hilty, senior extension associate, Penn State Dairy Alliance.

“The time to start is now,” he urges.

Use this list of critical steps you should take to help you plan for better business success.

Source: Dairy Digest