Events & Add’n Resources

Farm Business Management

Dairy Herd Management Magazine – Information to help dairy producers excel in the business of dairying

Farmdoc – Website devoted to providing farmers with cutting-edge research on making farm decisions under risk

Ohio Ag Manager – Management information for today’s agriculture businesses

Interpreting Financial Statements and Measures – Learn and understand financial statements to acquire a powerful skill set and gain self confidence in finance in day-to-day management

Crop Insurance updates

For information on prevent plant insurance information:

Paul Mitchell Prevent Plant – Prevent Plant decision making considerations. Presentation by Paul Mitchell June 2019

Paul Mitchell’s Extension Web Page – Links and resources for cropping systems economics


UW-Madison Extension

Center for Dairy Profitability – Education and research for dairy farmers and industry professionals including budgeting tools, links, programs, presentations, etc.

Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems – Programs, publications, and training about sustainable research projects, integrated farming systems and much more

Dept. of Agricultural and Applied Economics – Publications – Publications regarding AAE and Wisconsin agriculture

Dept. of Animal Science – Research, information, newletters, and more on animal agriculture and biology

Dept. of Dairy Science – Main webpage for the UW Madison’s Dairy Science department containing research, information, and projects about the dairy industry

Program on Agricultural Technology Studies – Research and resources provided by the PATS

Understanding Dairy Markets – Market information and price risk management principles

UW-Extension – Main homepage for all of UW Extension with links, resources, news, jobs, etc.

UW-Extension, Agriculture and Natural Resources – Directory, links, resources, etc. for the UW-Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources page

Additional Resources

Paul Mitchell’s Extension Web Page – Links and resources for cropping systems economics

Paul Mitchell’s AAE 320 Farm Management Web Page – Links, powerpoints, and other resources for Farming Systems Management

Bruce Jones’ Extension and Related Materials – Research, papers, presentations, etc. by Bruce Jones, a Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics and Extension Farm Management Specialist


Recent Articles:

Stressed Take Stock Take Care and Gain Control

Excerpt of article published in The Wisconsin Agriculturalist February 2019.  Authors:  Trisha Wagner, UW-Extension Farm Management Program Coordinator and John Shutske, Ag Safety Specialist UW-Extension, Biological Systems Engineering & UW Center for Agriculture Safety & Health

Contributions from: Steve Okonek, UW-Extension Agriculture Agent, Trempealeau County,  Peggy Olive, UW-Extension Financial Capability Specialist and Consumer Science Outreach Specialists UW-Center for Financial Security and Jenny Vanderlin, Associate Director, UW Center for Dairy Profitability  



Recent Events:

UW-Extension Your Farm Future program 2019

The UW-Extension Program “Your Farm Future: A blueprint to move your farm forward” is intended  for farmers interested in planning and preparing for the future of their farm business in the context of current challenging economic conditions.  The world of agriculture is always shifting, and developing a plan will help farmers navigate the future and regain a sense of control of their future.

The program is sponsored by the UW-Center for Dairy Profitability, UW-Extension Farm and Risk Management Team and by the following UW-Extension County offices across the state. Contact the following UW-Extension office for more information and to register for a program you wish to attend.

Reschedule: March 25th:Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County UW-Extension (Courthouse) 711 North Bridget Street, Chippewa Falls. Contact: Dunn County UW-Extension, Agriculture Agent Katie Wantoch (715) 232-1636

March 13th: Green Lake, Green Lake County UW-Extension office 571 Co Rd A, Green Lake. Contact: Green Lake County UW-Extension, Agriculture Educator Ben Jenkins, (920) 294-4032

March 20th: Burlington, Gateway Technical College, 496 McCanna Pkwy, Burlington. Contact: Racine and/or Walworth County UW-Extension Agriculture Educators Leigh Presley (262) 767-2929 and/or Jim Versweyveld (262) 741-4951

April 3rd: Amnicon Town Hall 8985 US-2, South Range. Contact: Douglas County UW-Extension, Cheryl Shockley (715) 395-1547 or Agriculture Agent Jane Anklam:

Program materials:

Press Release UW_Extension Your Farm Future program 2019 February _April

Press Release -Individual County template Your Farm Future Program 2019

Evaluation Tool_Your Farm Future 2019

Program handouts:

Blueprint outline

What does your future look like?

Blueprint outline

SWOT Analysis for farm business



Resilient Farms Conference

December 11th 2018 Wisconsin Dells -Wilderness Conference Center

Look for the RFC again in 2019!

Resources for Managing Stress

Resources for Farms & Rural Communities: Stress Resource Directory

UW-Extension Ag Safety & Heath:

UW-Extension Talking with Family & Managing Stress: