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With the goal of keeping Wisconsin's dairy industry competitive, the Center has developed a number software programs, spreadsheets and CD-ROMS to improve production efficiency and profitability. The following is a list of available materials. If not otherwise stated, please contact the Center for Dairy Profitability for ordering and price information (608) 263-5665. An invoice can be sent to your home address and you can return a check for the amount specified.

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*Agricultural Accounting and Information Management System (AAIMS©)

AAIMS© (Agricultural Accounting and Information Management System) Current Version: 2016.01


AAIMS© - 2018 Tax Information

New State Tax Withholding Rates (Effective 2/6/2018)


The 2018 withholding taxes are now available. If you have been doing payroll in AAIMS up until this point, you will need to download and replace the TAX2018.ADF file onto your computer.

In order to download the new tax file into AAIMS, you will need to go into C:|ProgramData\cdp\AAIMS\TAXFILES and “Delete” TAX2018.adf.  The next time you use AAIMS payroll it will download the new file.


*Agriculture Financial Advisor (AgFA©)
AgFA© has been designed to assist in the collection, analysis, and storage of financial data and certain farm profile information from all types. The program allows for the use of profile data to create specific farm type benchmarks and provide other information to assist farm managers in decision-making for improved profits and lifestyles. Version 4.0 for Windows. Cost: Internet Client Version - $10, Professional Version - $150 + shipping & handling.


*SNAP-Plus (Wisconsin's Nutrient Management Software Package)
SNAP is an MS Windows based Nutrient Management Planning Softwared Programm designed for the preparation of nutrient management plans in accordance with Wisconsin's Nutrient Management Standard Code 590. NOTE: software is still in development. Contact Information:


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Continuing Education CD-ROMs

*Dairy Housing and Manure Management Alternatives
This CD includes dairy producer interviews, housing and manure photo albums, PowerPoints and Teaching Materials, WI dairy construction cost estimates, dairy resource links and more. $25.

*Low Cost Parlor Options
Features farmer parlor retrofit interviews and lectures, parlor papers and reprints, PowerPoint presentations, UW dairy construciton bid graphs, excel templates, web resources and more. $25.

*New Milking Center Start-Up
Includes resources to be used for starting a new milking center. Video tutorials help in the process of setting up a new center. Also offers methods of training for use of appropriate milking techniques. $25.

*Biogas 101
Highlights from the Biogas Symposium, Plover, WI. 4/4/02.

*Management is the Key to Controlling Johne's Disease
Features presentations from the Johne's Disease conference held in Appleton, WI on January 16, 2003. $25.

Software - Related Documentation

Agriculture Financial Record-Keeping Software
Complete list of agricultural accounting and record keeping software. Compiled by this list helps to locate and select the right agricultural software for on-farm and institutional. Note: The agricultural software industry is in a constant state of change; consequently, the data contained in this directory is also subject to change. More detailed and current information should be obtained directly from the software manufacturers.

*2010 Agricultural Software Comparison
Contains a discussion of stand-alone dairy herd management software & keys to some of the shorthand used to represent software capabilities. Penn State, June 2010

Crop and Field Management Software
Comprehensive list of crop and field management software available for sale, download, or both.


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