The Wisconsin 4-H Quiz Bowl and Skillathon contests were both held on Saturday, March 3 at University of Wisconsin Madison Animal Sciences Building. Livestock Bowl is a quiz competition where all the question
A Wisconsin 4-H member has been selected to serve on the 2012 National 4-H Conference youth leadership team. Kelsey Kannenberg, a high school senior and member of the St. Lawrence Eager Beavers 4-H Club in Wash
Financial instruments that allow a business manager to monitor how successful they’ve been during times of profit also allow them to mange and minimize negative effects during periods of financial stress.
The team from Columbia County took top honors in the senior division of the State 4-H meats Contest held Feb 18 at University of Wisconsin Madison Meat Laboratory. Team members were Jessica Taylor, Hannah Tayl
Equitable land and asset leases are a hot topic of discussion with rising farmland prices and fluctuating crop prices. A workshop dealing with leases, lease contracts, profit margins, land values and rental rat
Are you farming in southeast Wisconsin and looking for new or alternative markets for your farm products? Perhaps you are looking to expand your business and are in need of new sales opportunities. SEED (S
Traditionally, farm business managers have received direction from financial advisors to maintain at least a 1:1.5 Current Ratio in order to weather periods of deficit cash flow. The logic behind the recommenda
The primary financial stressor facing the dairy industry during late 2008 and throughout 2009 was the challenge to pay the bills with less than adequate Cash Flow (CF). While related, CF and Profit are distinct
Fences have been used for centuries for identifying property lines and to corral and protect livestock. A similar structure can be utilized to protect financial integrity, your business from certain risks and t
As this is written in mid-December 2011 milk prices remain above $20.00/cwt and feed prices, although historically high, have fallen. In fact the last six months have been a good time to produce milk in Wiscons
The third annual Upper Midwest Hazelnut Growers Conference will be held March 2 and 3 in Decorah, IA at the Hotel Winneshiek.
The conference provides research-based information to prospective, beginning, an
Understanding benefits of completing unattractive tasks often provides the motivation to benefit from otherwise unavailable outcomes. While perhaps not exactly in the same vein as visiting the dentist, the use
Polk County’s senior dairy bowl team topped the State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Contest on January 28 in Portage. The team will represent Wisconsin in November at the national contest in Louisville, KY. Dane County
Although 2011 is turning in strong financial outcomes, many dairy producers experienced challenges in meeting cash flow needs over the previous couple of years. As the challenge to pay bills as they come due in