Laura Daniels to speak at 6th Annual Heart of the Farm Conference in Monroe County

Farm women from Monroe, Jackson, La Crosse, Juneau and Vernon Counties and the surrounding area are invited to participate in the Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture conference to be held in Sparta on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. This program provides farm women with the opportunity to network with other farm women and learn about various risk management topics and tools that are pertinent to farming.

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Farm liability insurance: do you have enough coverage?

Contact: Ken Bolton, 715-877-1420, Kenneth.bolton@ces.uwex.edu Do you have enough insurance coverage for your farm? Insurance is only one, but perhaps the most common, tool in your risk management arsenal according to Ken Bolton, University of Wisconsin-Extension, Center for Dairy Profitability. Although a commonly held belief may be that liability insurance covers claims not covered by […]

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Planning for the Unexpected Tomorrow workshop scheduled for Dec. 3 in Oshkosh

Contact: Joy Kirkpatrick, 608-263-3485 Kevin Jarek, 920-832-5119 Nick Schneider, 920-232-1970 Planning for the Unexpected Tomorrow is a workshop designed to help farm couples and families work through the planning of those untimely, unexpected events – such as an injury, chronic illness or death – that can send the family and the business into a tailspin. […]

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Workshops provide business tools and skills for beginning farm women

Contact Persons: Rose Skora, 262-857-1945 or 262-886-8460, rose.skora@ces.uwex.edu. Farm women who are just starting or are direct-marketing their farm products are invited to participate in the upcoming Annie’s Project workshops. Annie’s Project is modeled after a widely successful program that started in Illinois and has spread to over 20 states. While the original Annie’s Project […]

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Dairy cow feeding economics or; “When does a savings represent a sacrifice?”

Contact: Ken Bolton, 715-877-1420, kenneth.bolton@ces.uwex.edu Financial stressors experienced in the dairy industry since late 2008 have sharpened dairy producer interest in maximizing income over fed cost (IOFC.) However, much confusion exists throughout the industry as to the relationship between reducing feed cost and net revenue generated. At the end of the day the only thing […]

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