Trends in working capital

Managing for Profit

Trends in working capital

University of Illinois farm business management data specialist Brad Zwilling says working capital is derived by subtracting current liabilities from current assets.

He’s been tracking trends going back 15 years and tells Brownfield as debt to asset ratios began improving around 2017, so did working capital.

But despite strong returns again in 2021, Zwilling is concerned about the squeeze of rising input costs.