Farm and Ag Business Management Meetings


Moving Beyond the Basics

This 4-week series based on the successful Annie's Project, focuses on financial literacy as it related to farm finances.

Topics include:

  • Relationship with money
  • Financial planning
  • Statements and budgets
  • Software, electronic record keeping

 2014 Location/Registration*
Monday Evenings (January 27—February 17), 6 – 9 p.m. Cass County Extension Office, Atlantic
Contact: Kate Olsen, 712-243-1132 or Tim Eggers, 712-303-7781
Wednesdays (March 12 - March 19), 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Chickasaw County Extension Office, New Hampton
Contact: Danielle Day, 641-394-2174 or Kristen Schulte, 563-547-3001
Wednesday Evenings (March 5 – March 26), 6 – 9 p.m. Hardin County Extension Office, Iowa Falls
Contact: Kelvin Leibold, 641-648-4850

Deep Water or High Tide?

A day workshop focused on how to address changing input costs and grain prices. Practice simulations to build a financial picture from a case study, and win prizes! The day will allow you to learn with other participants from team leaders on the basics of having a solid financial foundation.

All sites begin at 9:30 a.m. and wrap-up at 3:30 p.m. Registration is $25 at all locations. To register, contact the County Extension Office for the preferred location listed below.


 2014 Location/Registration*
Monday, February 24th

Cresco, Northeast Iowa Community College
Contact: Howard County Extension Office, 563-547-3001

Tuesday, February 25th

Iowa Falls, ECC Agriculture & Renewable Energy Center
Contact: Hardin County Extension Office, 641-648-4850

Thursday, February 27th

Shenandoah, Iowa Western Community College
Contact: Page County Extension Office, 712-542-5171




Updated February 14, 2014