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Register for Webinar Series on Farm Finances
January 28, 2013

Contact: Ashley Andre (Huibregtse), 608-224-5002,
Jim Dick, Communications Director, 608-224-5020,

MADISON Registration continues for the Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin webinar series on “Fearless Farm Finances.” The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) encourages farmers to sign up for this three-part series.

Dates and topics for the webinars include:

● Thursday, February 28: Balance sheets, income statements and statements of cash flow.

● Thursday, March 7: Enterprise budget analysis including production changes, product mix and pricing.

● Thursday, March 14: Investment analysis, partial budgeting and other tools.

The ninety-minute sessions will begin at 10:00 a.m. on each of the three days. The webinars will be led by Paul Dietmann of Badgerland Financial and Craig Chase of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

To register, visit The cost to attend each webinar is $10.

DATCP’s Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Program offers an affordable opportunity for farmers to learn technical assistance skills from regional experts and peers in a classroom or webinar setting. “Fearless Farm Finances” is the third and final workshop this season.

For more information, contact DATCP's Callie LaPoint at 608-224-5112 or