It’s All in the Numbers

Make this the year you bravely step into the world of farm finances!  With three top-notch ag financial management specialist to lead the way, Intro to Ag Financial Management  will help you approach farm finances fearlessly.

This course provides farmers with the knowledge they need to understand and complete a balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement. Participants will learn the basics of budgeting and skills to anticipate the financial needs of their farm operations.

Participants can choose to participate in a clinic with one‐to‐one assistance at no additional charge.  Classes will be offered simultaneously in multiple locations in Vermont, with an on-site instructor at each location. Instructors are UVM Extension farm business specialists Mary Peabody, Dennis Kauppila and Mark Cannella.

Dates: Feb. 6, 13 & 20, 2013
Locations: Middlebury, Berlin and St. Johnsbury
Times: 1-4 pm.
Early registration deadline: Jan. 16. 2013, Cost: $75
Registration deadline: Jan. 30, 2013, Cost: $100

Registration discounts are available for people who have completed Growing Places and who register by the early registration deadline.  Scholarships are available.  For more information and to register visit and click on “Classes.”  You can also email or call Jessie Schmidt at, 802-223-2389 x 203.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Jessie Schmidt at 802-223-2389 x203 or 866-860-1382 by January 30,2013, so we may assist you.


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