Farm Management Profitability Conference now available online
The 2020 Farm Management Probability Conference is now available to view online free of charge. Since the in-person conference had to be canceled, presenters recorded their presentations for interested producers and ag professionals to view from home. To view the recorded conference on your computer or mobile device, visit: https://swfm.umn.edu/educational-opportunities
The program features Monica Kramer McConkey, rural mental health specialist with MN Dept. of Agriculture, exploring unique stressors affecting farmers, warning signs that may indicate they are struggling emotionally, and strategies to assist. U of M Extension Economist & Associate Director of UMN CFFM Dale Nordquist presents a top farmer research study into the characteristics of highly successful farmers. The conference also includes an analysis of the 2019 profitability trends of the Southwest Minnesota Farm Business Management Association’s (SWMFBMA) member farms and a presentation on Structuring the Farm to Succeed: What Farm Business Entity is Right for You?
The 2020 Farm Management Probability Conference was sponsored by the Southwest Minnesota Farm Business Management Association, University of Minnesota Southwest Research and Outreach Center, and University of Minnesota Extension.