Times, sessions and speakers are subject to change.
Brumfield will show you how to deal with increasing competition by knowing your costs. With tight profit margins, producers often don’t what their winners and losers are. Through her cost-accounting program, attendees will learn how to determine which crops are making money and which ones are struggling and adjust production accordingly. You can use the program to analyze various strategies to improve the overall profitability of your business. Once you use the program to determine your current costs, you can enter hypothetical changes and compare the results to your current system.
In 2017, Casertano Greenhouses worked to right-size production to avoid over- or under-producing. Using detailed sales tracking as a forecasting tool in order to take reasonable risks without producing on speculation, Casertano will take a look how to manage labor, suppliers, systems and product choices to increase profits.