About the Farm Center
Programs and Services
Wisconsin Farm Center Handout
Financial Consulting and Transition Planning: Staff provide farmers with consulting on topics such as farm viability, debt structure, cost
of production, and cash flow.
Mediation and Arbitration: Provides a neutral facilitator trained in mediation to help conflicting parties pursue understanding and agreement in farm-related disputes such as credit issues, farm family conflicts, and more.
Veteran Farmer Assistance and Outreach:
Wisconsin military veterans interested in farming can access technical expertise or obtain a special logo to utilize for selling their agricultural products.
Provides veterinary diagnostic analysis to help troubleshoot dairy herd-health and production concerns such as nutrition, milk quality, animal health, water quality, and more.
Farmer Wellness: Counseling services provided by mental health professionals through the 24/7 Farmer Wellness Helpline, tele-counseling, counseling vouchers, and farmer online support groups.
The Farmer's Job Hunting Workbook
Many farmers face situations that force them to consider new approaches to their professional lives and agriculture businesses. In farming, these changes may require seeking outside employment to supplement farm income or even changing careers.
This workbook takes you from the starting point of “thinking about change" all the way to identifying steps and implementation. Where you begin is up to you! Work at your own pace, and use its tools, worksheets and advice in order to best meet your unique needs.
Chapter 1: Change | Chapter 2: Starting the Journey | Chapter 3: Personal Inventory
Chapter 4: Finding a Job | Chapter 5: Applying for a Job | Chapter 6: Interviews & Following Up | Appendix
'Rural Realities' Podcast
The 'Rural Realities' podcast provides expert advice that can help farmers reduce stress, improve finances, implement effective farm family communication skills, and more.
Click here to listen.
Most Recent Episode: “Cultivating Resiliency & Navigating Change” with Peggy Coffeen