Dairy Farmers Advance Business Savvy in PDPW Financial Literacy for Dairy Training

Multi-Session Training Series Offered in Marshfield, Wis.

Operating a successful dairy in today’s complex and volatile dairy business environment requires not only top-notch management of animals and employees, but also a solid understanding of financial management, reporting and planning.

The Professional Dairy Producers® PDPW Financial Literacy for Dairy® program is the dairy industry’s first dairy-specific financial curriculum.  Authored by Dr. David Kohl and vetted through a first-rate dairy producer pilot group, attendees will receive the financial skill and acumen required to successfully and confidently make strategic decisions for their dairy businesses.

Placed into the appropriate course by online assessment, each course offers a multi-session, multi-date format with day one running from 9:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and day two from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Marshfield Ag Research Station, Russell Johannes Auditorium, 2611 Yellowstone Dr., Marshfield, Wis.

  • Level 1 (4-day course): Nov. 26-27, 2018 and concludes Jan. 9-10, 2019
  • Level 2 (6-day course): Feb. 20-21, 2019, March 28-29, 2019, and concludes Apr. 10-11, 2019

Level 1 will be trained by Gary Sipiorski, a Dairy Development Manager with Vita Plus and Steve Schwoerer, a Senior Dairy Lending Specialist with Compeer Financial. Level 2 will be trained by Gary Sipiorski and David Olsen, President of AgriFamily Consulting.

Space is limited to the first 30 attendees per group and exclusive to active dairy farmers. To learn more about Financial Literacy for Dairy or to register online, visit www.pdpw.org or call PDPW at 1-800-947-7379. Follow along digitally in advance of and during the event by following @dairyPDPW and using #PDPWFinancialLiteracy2018 on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and LinkedIn.

Financial Literacy for Dairy is an accredited training and offers up to 32 Dairy AdvanCE continuing education (CE) credits for Level 1 and up to 48 CE credits for Level 2. To learn more or secure credits, visit www.DairyAdvance.org.

Professional Dairy Producers (PDPW) is the nation’s largest dairy producer-led organization of its kind, focusing on producer professionalism, stakeholder engagement and unified outreach to share ideas, solutions, resources and experiences that help dairy producers succeed.

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