Farm stocktaking valuations

Published December 2016
Effective from December 2016
Reissued January 2023

Farm stocktaking valuations are required to assess the closing stock value, and thereby the proper profits or losses of a farming business, for inclusion in financial statements.

The aim of this professional standard is to assist professionals providing farm stocktaking valuations to correctly confirm instructions and prepare reports to clients that are Red Book-compliant, so as to ensure the highest standards of professionalism and clarity.

This document was reissued in January 2023 as a professional standard. It had previously been published in December 2016 as a guidance note. No material changes have been made to the document.