Learn and Connect with others in the Richland County farming community.
All sessions are FREE and open to anyone. Lunch provided.
Doors open at 11:30am with meal provided. Program from noon until 1:00pm
Location: Extension Richland County Office,
1000 Hwy 14W, Richland Center, (UW-P-Richland East Hall)
December 10: Save, Fix or Invest? Paul Dietman (Compeer Financial & co-author of Fearless Farm Finances) will discuss how to make financial decisions for your farm future.
Hosted by: Shelly Stibbe of Junction View Dairy
If you missed this session, here is the video: Save, Fix, or Invest?
(The recorded session starts at the 1:50 mark.)
January 14: The Stress Response: Breaking the Cycle John Shutske (UW-Madison Professor and Extension Specialist) will look at the way chronic stress can affect us and strategies we can use to keep common stressor on the farm at a manageable level.
Hosted by: Matt & Ray Schmitz of Valley View Dairy
If you missed this session, here is the video: Breaking the Cycle
(The recorded session starts at the 1:45 mark.)
February 11: Your Farm Future Joy Kirkpatrick (UW-Center for Dairy Profitability) will present to farmers & families planning for transitions—retirement, the next generation, or looking at other options if family is not taking over the operation. This will be a valuable opportunity for both younger and older farmers to think about wants, needs, and expectations.
Hosted by: Larry Sebranek of LaSebra Farms
March 10: Resilient Farms & Families Chelsea Wunnicke (Extension Educator Richland County) will lead a discussion on how to build resiliency and thrive in an ever-changing world. We’ll also cover other areas of interest that have come up along the way.
Hosted by: Joe McDonald of Land o’ Lakes and Premier Co-Op
For more info: Call Extension at 608-647-6148, Chelsea Wunnicke, Extension Educator
Funded in part by Wisconsin Partnership Program, UW School of Medicine & Public Health