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2014

*"This Thing Called Debt - A Value or Danger" / Kevin Bernhardt, University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension, Center for Dairy Profitability and UW-Platteville, January 2014. Powerpoint version

2012

*"Farm Liability Insurance" Ken Bolton, Phil Harris, Shannon Mirus. UW-Extension and Center for Dairy Profitability.  Includes State & Federal laws and provisions regarding employment, January 2011.

2011

*"The New Social Security Contribution Rate for 2011" Ken Barnett, Extension Educator, Center for Dairy Profitability.  Includes State & Federal laws and provisions regarding employment, January 2011.

2010

*Economics of Lactating Dairy Cow Grouping Strategies / Ken Bolton, Dairy Agent, UW-Extension, Center for Dairy Profitability, April 2010. Paper presented at the Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference, Fort Wayne, IN.

*MacFarland Pheasants Workshop, March10, 2010. Kevin Bernhardt, UW-Platteville, Center for Dairy Profitability, March 2010.

2009

*"Working with Dairy Businesses in Challenging Times." Kevin Bernhardt, UW-Platteville, Center for Dairy Profitability, September 2009. Powerpoint Presentation to the September 11, 2009 Ag Lenders Conference, Kimberly, WI.

*"John and Mary Dairy Case Study." Kevin Bernhardt, UW-Platteville, Center for Dairy Profitability, Septemeber 2009. WORD Document to be used with "Working with Dairy Businesses in Challanging Times" powerpoint to the September 11, 2009 Ag Lenders Conference, Kimberly, WI.

*"The Wisconsin Opportunity Minimum Wage and Agricultural Employee Wage Rates" Ken Barnett, Extension Educator, Center for Dairy Profitability.  Includes State & Federal laws and provisions regarding employment, July 2009.

*"The New Wisconsin Minimum Wage and Agricultural Employee Wage Rates" Ken Barnett, Extension Educator, Center for Dairy Profitability.  Includes State & Federal laws and provisions regarding employment, July 2009.

*"Agricultural Employment Guidelines, 2009" Ken Barnett, Extension Educator, Center for Dairy Profitability.  Includes State & Federal laws and provisions regarding employment, July 2009

*The Volatile Ag Economy - Management Matters / Kevin Bernhardt, UW-Platteville, Center for Dairy Profitability, March 2009. POWERPOINT Presentation.

2008

*Impact of Changing Milk and Input Prices on 2008 Wisconnsin Dairy Profit Margins / Tom Kriegl, UW-Extension, March 2008.

*Using Farm Records Effectively for Business and Financial Mangement / Arlin Brannstom, UW-Madison Center for Dairy Profitability, March 2008.

*Learning from Exisiting Farm systems in Minnesota and Wisconisn - A Whole-Farm Data Base Analysis / Toni Bockhop, UW-Platteville and Kevin Bernhardt, UW-Platteville and UW-Madison Center for Dairy Profitability. Part of a University of Wisconsin Consortium for Extension and Research in Agriculture and Natural Resources Project titled: Production Systems in Souther Wisconsin: Quantifying Economics of Scope, March 2008.

2007

*Milking More than Profit: Life Satisfaction on Wisconsin Dairy Farms / Sarah Lloyd, UW-Madison Rural Sociology, Michael Bell, UW-Madison Rural Sociology, Tom Kriegl, UW-Madison Center for Dairy Profitability and Steve Stevenson, UW-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems. This report presents the results of the 2006 Life Satisfaction and Dairy Farming survey of 1,300 Wisconsin dairy farmers on both grazing and confinement farms, August 2007.

*Technology Systems and Business Performance on Wisconsin Dairy Farms / Stan Schraufnagel, UW-River Falls. September 2007. (This project was supported by a Federal Administration Extension Grant from the USDA Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service and the CDP).

*Technology Use and Business Performance on Wisconsin Dairy Farms / Stan Schraufnagel, UW-River Falls. July 2007. (This project was supported by a Federal Administration Extension Grant from the USDA Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service).

*"A Bad Year/Good Year Series Report: an analysis of common single emphasis approaches used to become profitable in the Wisconsin Dairy Farm Industry" / Gregg Hadley, UW-Extension, Center for Dairy Profitability, February 2007.

2006

*"Agricultural Employment Guidelines, 2007" Ken Barnett, Extension Educator, Center for Dairy Profitability.  Includes State & Federal laws and provisions regarding employment. 

*"Producer Perceptions: Diverse Workforce Acceptance on Wisconsin Dairy Farms and Farming Communities - Shawano and Waupaca Counties" / NathanWilber, Gregg Hadley, Greg Blonde and Tom Anderson. July 2006

*"Producer Perceptions: Diverse Workforce Acceptance on Wisconsin Dairy Farms and Farming Communities - Outagamie County" / NathanWilber, Gregg Hadley, Zen Miller. July 2006

2005

*"Limited Comparison of Energy Costs in Wisconsin Dairy Systems." /Tom Kreigl, UW-Extension, Center for Dairy Profitability, November 2005.

*"New WI Minimum Wage and Agricultural Employee Wage Rates," /Ken Barnett, UW-Extension, Center for Dairy Profitability, June 2005.

*Latino Resources Website The Latino Workgroup is pleased to announce a new Latino Resources website, created to collect and organize programming resources for Cooperative Extensive colleagues who work with Latino clientele.

*Jones, Bruce L. "Wisconsin's Farm Real Estate Market is Hot: So What is the Problem?". Powerpoint Presentation presented at the Easter Wisconsin Agricultural Management Seminar, Kimberly, WI. University of Wisconsin, Department of Agriclutural and Applied Economics, September 2005.

*Jones, Bruce L. "How Much is Too Much? Successful Strategies for Dealing with Purchase Decisions Relating to Major Inputs that have Skyrocketed in Cost in Recent Years - Dairy Cattle.". Powerpoint Presentation presented at the Easter Wisconsin Agricultural Management Seminar, Kimberly, WI. University of Wisconsin, Department of Agriclutural and Applied Economics, September 2005.

2001

*Frank, Gary "Income per Hundredweight Sold", University of Wisconsin, Center for Dairy Profitability, August 2001.

2000

*Frank, Gary "You Can Make It, You Can Sell It, But Can You "Make It" Selling It?" University of Wisconsin, Center for Dairy Profitability, April 2000.

*Jones, Bruce L. "Custom Services or Doing it Yourself: what do do? what to do?". Powerpoint Presentation. University of Wisconsin, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, September 2000.

*Jones, Bruce L. "Economic Consequences of Extending the Calving Intervals of Dairy Cows Treated with Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin.". Working paper, University of Wisconsin, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, April 2000.

*Jones, Bruce L. "Leasing as an Option for Acquiring Assets". University of Wisconsin, Center for Dairy Profitability, April 2000. See also: LEASEVBUY.XLS - provides a person cost informaiton needed to determine whether it is less or more costly to lease an asset.

*Jones, Bruce L. "Status of the Wisconsin Farm Economy". University of Wisconsin, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, November 2000.

*Jones, Bruce L. "Wisconsin Enterprise Budgets for Parlor/Free-Stall Dairy Systems". Working Paper. University of Wisconsin, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, May 2000.

1999

*"Management of Hispanic Employees on New York Dairy Farms: a survey of farm managers" / Thomas R. Maloney. Dept. of Ag, Resource and Managerial Economics, Cornell University, November 1999. (EB 99-19).
A series of flyers and fact sheets which summarize their research efforts providing the dairy farmer with options and suggestions and ideas for Silage Storage, Calf Care, and Long Day Lighting.

*Holmes, Brian J. and Leonard R. Massie "Spray Cooling Dairy Cows" ,University of Wisconsin-Extension. Agricultural Engineering, August 1999.

*Jones, Bruce L. "Growth in Dairy Business: Consequences of Taking Big Steps or Small Ones When Expanding". University of Wisconsin, Center for Dairy Profitability, July 1999.

*Kriegl, Thomas "Wisconsin Dairy Style Trends". Comprehensive look at how many graziers are there in Wisconsin. University of Wisconsin, Center for Dairy Profitability, April 1999.

1998

*Frank, Gary "Income Tax Management", University of Wisconsin, Center for Dairy Profitability. November 1998.

*Jones, Bruce L. "Capital Management: Overview of What a Manager Needs to Know and do When Managing Capital Resources". University of Wisconsin, Center for Dairy Profitability. June 1998

*Jones, Bruce L. "How Do I Decide What is Right for Me?". University of Wisconsin, Center for Dairy Profitability, 1998.

*Kriegl, Thomas "To Expand or Not Expand - Which Strategy Pays?,- Executive Summary". University of Wisconsin, Center for Dairy Profitability. June 1998

1997

*Jones, Bruce L. "Growth in Dairy Business ". University of Wisconsin, Center for Dairy Profitability, November 1997.

*Jones, Bruce L. "Wisconsin Farm Real Estate Market: Prospects for More Gains in Farm Real Estate Values". University of Wisconsin, Center for Dairy Profitability, July 1997.

1996

*Jones, Bruce L. "Dairy Cow Leasing". University of Wisconsin, Center for Dairy Profitability, May 1996

 



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