Session Category: Bootcamp

Session Category: Bootcamp

January 17, 2018

7:00  -  8:00

Registration

Pick up your registration packet, network and visit with exhibiting sponsors.

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Morning block

8:00

Morning block

Speakers present consecutively during session. Paul NeifferUnderstanding the FFSC guidelines and farm financial statements This session will provide a review of the Farm Financial Standards and how they can help your business be more profitable. Paul NeifferCase study: How and why this working farm went through financial crisis, and the changes needed to right the … Continued

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Break

10:00  -  10:30

Break

Do’s and don’ts of working with your lender

10:30  -  11:00

Do’s and don’ts of working with your lender

Curt CovingtonAccess to capital has never been more important for farmers. How to get the most out of this valuable business partner.

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Panel discussion: real world challenges in on-farm accounting and bookkeeping

11:00  -  12:00

Panel discussion: real world challenges in on-farm accounting and bookkeeping

LaVell WinsorThis panel discussion will focus on real-world farm finance/accounting problems and how people solve those issues. Topics will include communication with spouses, business relationships and what they learned from their mistakes.

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Lunch

12:00  -  1:00

Lunch

Sponsored by Cropzilla Software, Inc.

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Early afternoon block

1:00  -  2:45

Early afternoon block

Speakers present consecutively during session. Paul NeifferUsing Contribution Margins to Make Business Decisions This session will explain why contribution margin analysis is more valuable to your operation than net income. Paul NeifferTax reform: On-farm implications If we have tax reform, what are the top 10 things farmers need to know? Mick Porter Working with lenders … Continued

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Break

2:45  -  3:15

Break

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Late afternoon block

3:15  -  4:30

Late afternoon block

Speakers present consecutively during session. Mick Porter Losing liquidity: What’s your burn rate and how do you fix it? Farmers, do you know if you’re losing money? Make sure you understand your balance sheet and the tools you need to correct any financial problems. Paul NeifferPop quiz: Let’s take a financial stress test Are you … Continued

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