Financial Analysis Using Your Schedule F
How financially fit is your farm? This webinar will help you determine its financial strength or vulnerability. You’ll learn how to use your tax return in combination with an annual balance sheet to analyze your farm’s profitability and cash flow.
About the Presenter
Paul Dietmann is the Emerging Markets Specialist at Badgerland Financial. Paul has more than 17 years of experience providing farm financial management, education, and technical assistance to farm families—and he has helped hundreds of farmers achieve greater financial success in their farming operations. He is a co-author of the book Fearless Farm Finances.
Evaluating Investments and Operational Changes
Want to purchase new equipment? Thinking of expanding your operation? This webinar will show you the tools you need to evaluate your options. You’ll get a down-to-earth approach to help you better understand the economic and other impacts of investments and operational changes.
About the Presenter
Chris Blanchard provides consulting and education for farming, food, and business through Flying Rutabaga Works. He has worked in farming for the past 24 years, managing farms and operations around the country. As the owner and operator of Rock Spring Farm since 1999, Chris raised 20 acres of vegetables, herbs, and greenhouse crops, marketed through a 200-member, year-round CSA, food stores, and farmers’ markets. He is a co-author of the book Fearless Farm Finances.
NCAT-ATTRA Webinars with MOSES Staff
Promoting High-Quality Conservation on Organic Farms
MOSES Organic Specialist Harriet Behar and Jo Ann Baumgartner, Director of the Wild Farm Alliance, explain how farmers and landowners can use conservation practices of the Natural Resources Conservation Service to enhance biodiversity. These practices improve land’s productivity and dovetail with USDA organic standards.
Organic crop rotation: Conservation benefits
This webinar discusses crop rotation strategies that many types and scales of organic farms can use to meet conservation objectives, market needs, and USDA Organic requirements. Specific strategies used by organic farms in different parts of the United States are given.