FEARLESS FARM FINANCES TRAINING
December 9-10, 2011 | La Crosse, WI
Topics | Schedule | Presenters | Lodging | Location
Pre-registration is now closed, but you can still come as a walk-in registrant. Check-in opens at 9:30 am on Friday. Registration cost $95.
Join MOSES for a two-day training to help you work with the financial information that matters on your farm.
Whether you are just starting out, or are
an established farmer that has avoided
numbers, this training will help you develop
a comfort and an understanding of the
basics of farm financial management.
Participants will receive a copy of the
hot-off-the-press book Fearless Farm
Finances, published by MOSES and
developed by the training team.
There are a limited number of reduced rate scholarships available for this training. To learn more or apply for a scholarship please contact Angie Sullivan at the MOSES office for more information 715-778-5775 or email@example.com.
- What Your Farm Numbers Can Tell You
- Effective and Efficient Data Collection
- Building and Using Your Balance Sheet
- Should You Grow Beets or Tomatoes?
- Building and Learning From Your Income
- Watching the Cash Flow Through A Cash
- Building the Big Picture: Planning and
- How Can You Make Money Farming?
Saturday, December 10th
Friday, December 9th
- 7:30am Organic Breakfast
- 8:30am Q&A
- 9:15am Topic: Data Collection & Organization
- 11:00am Topic: Budgeting & Monitoring
- 12:00pm Organic Lunch
- 1:00pm Topic: Understanding Profitability
Chris Blanchard owns and operates Rock
Spring Farm, with fifteen acres of vegetables,
herbs, and greenhouse production north
of Decorah, Iowa, selling a wide variety of
vegetables and herbs through a 200-member
CSA, food stores, and a farmers market since
1999. He has done numerous trainings and
presentations to fellow farmers on farm
planning, time management, data collection
and numerous other topics.
Craig Chase is the Farm Management
Program Specialist at Iowa State University
Extension. Craig has over 27 years of
experience in helping agricultural producers
with business planning, financial analysis, risk
management, and sustainable production
issues. His recent work has been in analyzing
organic and food-based alternative
agricultural enterprises and regional food
Paul Dietmann is the director of the
Wisconsin Farm Center at the Wisconsin
Department of Agriculture, Trade and
Consumer Protection. Paul has more than 15
years of experience providing farm financial
management, education and technical
assistance to farm families, and has helped
hundreds of farmers achieve greater financial
success in their farming operations.
Location and Lodging
Held at the Radisson Hotel in La Crosse, Wisconsin; December 9-10, 2011. The Radisson has a limited number or rooms available for Friday, December 9th at a reduced rate ($75 + tax) for those attending this workshop. Please reserve your room by November 19th to receive the reduced rate. Reservations at (608) 784-6680 under "farm finances". Click here for more information about alternate hotels in La Crosse.
Visit the Farm Finances webpage to learn more about the project that made this training possible. Please contact Angie Sullivan at the MOSES office for more information 715-778-5775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.