This case describes the decision that a farmer faces regarding the transformation and viability of the business and profitability of two models of growth of her dairy farm: vegetative or aggressive. Jenna, the subject of the case, is the third generation of farmers in Schomberg, Ontario (Canada) and needs to evaluate whether her current dairy operation, designed to support the beef cow/calf operation of her parents, can become an independent, full-fledged dairy farm. Industry-related information as well as detailed revenue and cost data are provided to evaluate the business and the decision regarding the growth model.
Argento Dairy Farm
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- Publisher:Institute of Management Accountants
- Publication year:2010
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- Discipline: Cost Accounting, Strategic Implementation, Strategic Decision-Making
- Contains:Teaching Notes
- Length:2,503 words
Region:Northern AmericaCountry:CanadaOrganization:Argento Dairy FarmOrganization Size:Originally Published In:2010). Argento Dairy Farm. IMA Education Case Journal, 3( 1), Article 1., & (Type:Online ISBN:9781526427847Copyright: © 2010 IMA Educational Case Journal. All rights reserved.