2020 Tough Talk: Difficult Conversations, COVID-19, and Taxes

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm 

Register by 5:00 pm, Dec 09 at https://go.wisc.edu/2rcpis

This year has brought many challenges and surprises to farmers and agriculture professionals across Wisconsin.  Join us as we wrap up the year with “2020 Tough Talk: Difficult Conversations, COVID-19, and Taxes”, the final webinar in the “Fall 2020 Farm Management Update Series”.  This session will be held at 1pm on Thursday, December 10.

December 10 Agenda:

  • Tax and Spending Considerations: How Do We Handle Government Payments and Income? -Jonathan Shepherd, Farm Management Specialist at the University of Kentucky
  • Combatting COVID-19 in Rural Communities – Cindy Kinnard, Kewaunee County Director of Public Health
  • Reframing Tough Conversations for Success – Tina Kohlman, Extension Fond du Lac County Dairy & Livestock Agent, and Stephanie Plaster, Extension Ozaukee & Washington County Agriculture Educator
There is no charge for the webinar, and it is open to everyone who has an interest in this topic.
Please register for this free webinar at: https://go.wisc.edu/2rcpis

Registration deadline is 5:00 pm on Wednesday, December 09. Connection information will be emailed before 9:30 am on December 10.


Please direct any questions to Extension Agriculture Educators:

Steph Plaster: stephanie.plaster@wisc.edu

Amber O’Brien: amber.obrien@wisc.edu.


Additional Upcoming Program: Farmers with questions about making forgiveness applications can join a live web meeting, entitled, What Farmers Need to know about PPP Forgiveness, on Friday, Dec. 11 at 11:00 am hosted by UW-Madison Division of Extension, the Wisconsin Small Business Development Centers (WSBDC), and the Wisconsin SBA. Lisa Taylor, Outreach and Marketing Specialist for Wisconsin SBA, will walk farmers through the decision-tree of which application is needed, how to complete applications, and provide answers to frequently asked questions. Use this link to register: https://bit.ly/Dec11_PPP


This Farm Management Update program is sponsored by University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension with special support from the following Extension Educators: Amber O’Brien, Calumet County; Kevin Jarek & Sarah Grotjan, Outagamie County; Scott Reuss, Marinette County; Kimberly Schmidt, Shawano County; Aerica Bjurstrom, Kewaunee County; Liz Binversie, Brown County; John Thompson, Winnebago County; Tina Kohlman, Fond du Lac County; and Steph Plaster, Ozaukee & Washington Counties.