With the challenging financial and emotional situation plaguing farm families in our communities, UW-Extension in Chippewa, Dunn, and Eau Claire Counties will be hosting a half day meeting on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018. This meeting will assist agri-business professionals and agency staff in feeling more comfortable and confident working with families in distress. The agenda includes:
- Dairy Profitability by Herd Size Analysis, 2014-2016, Kevin Bernhardt, Farm Management Specialist, UW-Extension and UW Center for Dairy Profitability –Profitability 14_15_16 C handout (pdf) Cost of Production ppt – Bernhardt presentation (pdf)
- Mental Health 101: Warning Signs and Resources, Stephanie Hintz, Human Development and Relationships Educator, UW-Extension Dunn County Mental Health 101 Warning Signs and Resources presentation (pdf)
- USDA Farm Service Agency: Information and Resources “Speed Round,” Farm Loans: R. Alan Daigle, Farm Loan Officer; Farm Programs General FSA updates for 2018_with OCCSP_Bridges_FarmPlus presentation (pdf): Heather Kirkpatrick, Dunn Co. Executive DirectorFSA Slides – UWEX Workshop presentation (pdf); SCORE Mentorship: Per Forsberg, Western WI SCORE Chapter
Registration will begin at 8:30 am, with the program from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Dunn County Community Services Building (fka Dunn County Health Care Center), Conference Room 60, 3001 U.S. Hwy 12 East, Menomonie, WI 54751.
There is no cost to attend this meeting. Pre-registration is encouraged by October 12th to ensure adequate materials. Light morning refreshments will be provided. For more information on the meeting please visit https://dunn.uwex.edu or contact Dunn County UW-Extension Agriculture Agent Katie Wantoch at 715-232-1636 or email@example.com. To register for the meeting please complete the online registration form.