The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Financial Management & Strategic Planning programs, information and resources intend to improve the farm financial and decision-making skills of Wisconsin agribusiness, farmers and farm managers, agricultural lenders and educators.

For help with financial and/or production records, you can contact your local Extension office or work with your lender.


Featured financial articles

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Cash flow budgeting
Don’t keep feeding dead-weight debt
Creating a farm’s operating agreement: time well spent


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Latest Financial News

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I am on the fence, it is a barbed-wire fence, and I want to get off!
PPP and EIDL Loans/Advances – What farmers should know
Working with Your Lender: Advice during COVID-19


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Featured articles from the Extension website for responding to stress

Working with Your Lender
Financial Troubleshooting
Determining Your Family Living Needs

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Additional financial resources

Interpreting Financial Statements and Measures (IFSaM)
Interpretation of common financial statements. Learn how to use your financial statements in day-to-day management of your farm management.

Farm Financial Score Card 
A guide to farm financial ratios from business financial statements including Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Cash-flow Statement


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