PDPW Webinar Series Outlines Business Strategies for Managing Costs on Dairy Farms

Learn How Top 20% Manage Financials to Minimize Cost, Jan. 8 & Feb. 5, 202

Dairy farmers are always looking for strategies to fine-tune their dairy’s financials and mitigate rising costs, especially in the category of labor. Tune-in for a two-part PDPW World Class Webinar Series – Economic Management, presented by Professional Dairy Producers® (PDPW) and held Jan. 8 and Feb. 5, 2020 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. CT.



Dairy farmers and agribusiness will hear from economic and financial expert Jason Karszes, Senior Extension Associate of the PRO-DAIRY Program at Cornell University to learn how to make sense of our economic climate and solutions to enhance profitability in dairying.

– Part 1: “Strategies for rising labor costs,” held Wed., Jan. 8. Karszes will share actionable strategies that farmers can use to mitigate rising labor costs, regardless of geography and demographics.

– Part 2: “What are the top 20% doing?,” held Wed., Feb. 5. Karszes will outline fundamental strategies that distinguished the top 20 percent of farms from 2013-2018 and share the management strategies utilized. Learn how differences in basic management categories add up to increased efficiencies and lower expenses.

Jason Karszes is Senior Extension Associate with the PRO-DAIRY program at Cornell University. With a focus on management education, he coordinates the Cornell Dairy Executive Program to further develop business management skills of dairy producers around the country.



Registration is open for the 2-part webinar series online at www.pdpw.org or 800-947-7379. All past PDPW World Class Webinars are available on the PDPW Webinar Library. To access the library of resources, visit https://pdpw.org/webinar-library/.

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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