Traction Pro

Integrated Cash and Accrual Accounting with Field Records for Farmers

Uncover Farm Financial Strengths and Weaknesses

With Traction general ledger reports, you can uncover strengths and weaknesses and make adjustments to improve your financial position. View Balance Sheets by accrual value, market value, or cash value.

Traction Farm Accounting Software that tracks each equipment.

Track equipment costs and their impact on field profitability

Enter equipment expenses and allocate them to specific machines. Traction can take your total expenses (ownership + operating) and spread the cost to your fields when operation records are entered or imported. This way you know your exact cost per acre and bushel.

Maintain land agreements for landlords

Have a clear picture of your cash rent and sharecropping land agreements. When field records are entered, the correct inventory split will be calculated between landlord and lessee.

Traction Pro delivers advanced accounting features such as Market Value Balance Sheet.

MOBILE Apps to enhance your traction experience

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Traction Wallet

Save time and keep more accurate records by entering payment details and capturing digital receipts from your phone.

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Traction MobilE

Boost your productivity, save time, and gain efficiency by effortlessly handling your connected machine tasks from your phone.

Calculate Your Net Worth for Lenders and Transition Planning

Generate an endless number of Market Value Balance Sheets, not just for your banker but also for your internal analysis. These sheets offer valuable insights into your actual Net Worth, accounting for asset values minus liabilities, and potential tax obligations. This information proves invaluable for farm estate and transition planning.

Traction Market Value Balance Sheet
Traction allows you to invoice landlords and landowners

Invoice Landlords From field records

Reduce the time it takes to create invoices when billing the landlord’s share of inputs from field records or other custom work.

Manage Bill Payments

Easily manage bills from each vendor for more visibility and control of your farm’s cash flow. These Accounts Payable transactions are essential for producing an accurate Accrual Balance Sheet.

Use Traction Ag to manage Bills and Account Payable balances.

Our Customers

Hear what our customers are saying about our farm management software.

Top rated for ease of use and customer service. See our reviews.

Sam Kuntz
2023-06-13
Easy to Learn, Easier to UseOverall: Traction has simplified our accounting, field records, inventories and grain storage tracking. by bringing it into one program, instead of multiple spreadsheets. Pros: I can see field by field profit and write a check with just a few clicks. Cons: Adding field records would be better if I could apply to multiple fields at the same time but input a specific amount of acres for each field that was partially covered.
Hinnerk Wolters
2023-02-27
Built by folks who understand farming!Overall: Good experience and they have a knowledgable and helpful team. Pros: I like the ease of use; it’s easy to drill down and see the detail when you need to. Also like the crop year based accounting so I really know how that crop year performed; this is way more informative than a calendar year system. Also like that its cloud based; you are not tied to one computer and you are able to open multiple tabs. Cons: It’s a young software that does the basic blocking and tackling very well, and even though they don’t have every feature today, they are listening well and building new features continuously.
Brian Watkins
2023-02-22
Traction ReviewOverall: Customer support is excellent. Onboarding of this type of software is very involved and the company is well-resourced to support the customer during this process. Pros: Data integrations are the best feature – with the bank, but also to automatically gather field activity data. Cons: Traction is in early stages and there are several accounting and management features that they will be adding over the next several months and years.
Patrick Kondel
2023-02-10
Traction software reviewPros: The fact that they are working toward what the old farmworks software did but making it easier to get the information the old farmworks software provides Cons: As with software this new there are alot of features that need to be addressed yet and they are working toward them it just takes time
Larry Kummer
2023-01-21
January 2023 review of Traction for our farmOverall: Staff has been very detailed and excellent to work with. They have several videos available to assist in set up, designs and functions of their software. They also will respond very quickly on the chat box or via video conference call. Pros: I really like the ability to quickly enter income and expense items with full data to reflect proper inventory and financial management. Also the ability to link in to our bank accounts and upload invoices and crop settlements, which can easily be revisited and printed at later dates. Revisiting the detailed invoices on equipment repairs comes in very handy in verifying parts installed on equipment. Cons: Traction is working on taking data to the machinery management level that I desire to have, such as filters, parts inventories linked to equipment models that we own. Also maintain equipment records, hopefully can tie into equipment manufacture’s maintenance record templates at some point. Then all my records would be in one location.
Brian Tanner
2023-01-20
Great ProductOverall: Customer support is excellent. Pros: It is web based and integrates with JD oops center and automatically does payroll Cons: It is still young and missing some functionally that I would like.
Matt Ditzig
2022-10-10
Newer product striving to be the best software package for agriculture.Overall: Overall, I am very pleased with traction, and I am excited to see how this software package evolves. I have tried many software packages and spreadsheets in the past, and none have come close to the ambitious goal of being the “one stop shop” for Farm management software Pros: Farming software has always been segregated. Some dealt with financial data, and some dealt with field records. And for the most part, we were left on our own for accounting to use generic business software. But Traction aims to finally be the missing link between all these areas. It has an awesome accounting package, mixed with very capable field records, and a polished, completely online package. Also, they are continuously rolling out new features. Cons: Like any new software, even my own spreadsheets, there is a learning curve to adjust to the thought process behind many tasks. Fortunately, Traction provides fantastic support, whether by a live person, or videos, to guide me through the learning process.
Lillian Schantz
2022-08-05
Traction Software ReviewOverall: It has fit the void in an easy to use ag accounting and management software. Great customer support. Pros: It is easy to set up and easy to use. The software has a good basis for accounting and draws in the field operations and inventory use. The customer support is great. Cons: A work in progress but worth waiting for each aspect that is coming out every couple of months.
Nathan alber
2022-07-17
2 month reviewOverall: Very good customer support during trial period. Hope that continues now that I purchased the nun package Pros: Ease of use and ability to link to financial accounts for auto transaction import Cons: Wish there was a feature to create rules to auto categorize transactions based in store or who was paid
Brian Thompson
2022-07-14
Transition from Farmworks to TractionPros: I like the ability to integrate multiple entities in one software product with one subscription. Also the ability to link bank accounts and credit cards for downloading transactions saves time. The ability to allocate income and expenses to track profitability is very important. Cons: Missing some advanced features on the accounting, such as accrual financial statements, market value balance sheet, accounts payable/receivable functionality.

Ag Data Transparent Certified for our Customer's Privacy and Security

Ag Data Transparent is an independent non-profit organization that audits agricultural technology companies‘ use of data to ensure that they transparently communicate how they use an operation’s data. We worked closely with the Ag Data Transparent team to review our Terms of Use & Privacy to produce a seal of approval that is publicly available on their website. Traction is the only US based farm accounting software that is certified by Ag Data Transparent.

Product Comparison

Features
Basic
Plus
Pro
Two manager logins
Two manager logins1
Manage Multiple Entities
Know your margin per acre
Know your margin per acre
Connect your bank and credit card accounts
View Cash Balance Sheet, Cash Income Statement and Schedule F
View Cash Balance Sheet, Cash Income Statement and Schedule F
Submit 1099s for landlords and vendors
Share your account with others, including your accountant
Share your account with others, including your accountant
Know your margin per bushel
Track your supply and harvest crop inventory balances
Track your supply and harvest crop inventory balances
Import field records via integrations or enter manually
Enter scale tickets and loads to accurately calculate dry bushels

Enter scale tickets and loads or import via CSV to accurately calculate dry bushels

Add seed, fertilizer, and chemical products from a standardized database or enter mannually
Add seed, fertilizer, and chemical products from a standardized database or enter mannually
Track fixed equipment costs to fields

Track fixed equipment costs to fields

Manage prepay expenses
Track fixed and actual equipment costs to fields
Manage land agreements for cash rent and sharecropping
Create and invoice based on the landlord's share of inputs
Prepare a Market Value Balance Sheet for your bank or lender
Manage Accounts Payable transactions and balances
View Accrual Balance Sheet
Plan a Cash Flow Budget
Plan a Cash Flow Budget
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[1] Subscription pricing includes 2 user logins but more can be added.

[2] Connecting to John Deere or Climate enables you to download your farm & field names, boundaries and field records into Traction.

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