Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals to be held May 4

Stocks of wheat wave in a golden light, with "Farm Management Update" in block letters in front. Eastern Wisconsin farm managers, agricultural lenders and other agriculture industry professionals are encouraged to attend the annual UW-Extension Farm Management Update for Ag Professionals on Friday, May 4th at Liberty Hall in Kimberly.  This meeting offers a unique opportunity to engage and network with professionals in the regional agriculture industry and gain insight into the latest research, decision-making tools, and updates from the field.

Topics to be addressed at the update include:

  • What’s Going on in the Grain and Cattle Markets Brenda Boetel, Extension Marketing Specialist, UW-River Falls
  • Forecast Your Own Milk Price: Customized Mailbox Predictor Tool Brian Gould, Extension Dairy Market Specialist, UW-Madison
  • UW-Extension Update: Custom Rates and Crop Budgets –  Stephanie Plaster, Ozaukee/Washington  &  Darrell McCauley, Winnebago County
  • Back to the Field: Spring Crop Update Kevin Jarek, Outagamie County Extension Crops & Soils Agent
  • Finding the Balance—Management of Calf Health Versus Cost of Production Sarah Mills-Lloyd, Oconto County Extension Agent & Tina Kohlman, Fond du Lac County Extension Agent
  • Resilient Farm Leadership: Train to Retain Stephanie Plaster, Ozaukee & Washington County Extension Agriculture Educator
  • Balancing the Cost of Robotic Investment  and Labor Efficiency Doug Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering Extension Milking Systems Specialist

Cost to attend is $40 per person and includes refreshments, lunch, and materials.

Registrations should be sent to the Waupaca County UWEX Office, 811 Hardin Street, Waupaca, WI 54981.  For any specials needs or accommodations or registration questions, please call 715-258-6231.  The registration deadline is Friday, April 27.  To register online, click the “Register Today” button below.

For more information on the program, contact Stephanie Plaster, UW-Extension Agriculture Educator for Ozaukee and Washington Counties, at or 262-3354482 or visit

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