FAST (Farm Analysis Solution Tools) are a suite of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets designed to assist those in agriculture make better decisions via user-friendly computer programs. FAST aids users in performing financial analysis, assessing investment decisions, and evaluating the impacts of various management decisions.
- Windows based PC
- Microsoft Office 2007 or newer (some tools may still function with older versions of Office). A full version of Office is required; the Starter versions will not work properly.
FAST tools will not work correctly with the Mac version of Microsoft Office.The only way to run the tools on a Mac is if it also has the Windows operating system installed and a version of Microsoft Office for Windows
FAST spreadsheets require minor adjustments to Microsoft Excel's default security levels. Please see the FAST Important Security Settings Information document here for more information.
FAST spreadsheets can be accessed by either downloading programs from this site (free of charge) or through the online subscription service.
(PLEASE NOTE: the online subscription service is currently down for maintenance).