UW-Extension offers beginner-level Quickbooks course on farm financial recordkeeping – Aug. 25

Are you interested in learning how to use Quickbooks computer software for your farm financial recordkeeping? Or build upon what you already do know? The University of Wisconsin-Extension Center for Dairy Profitability and UW-River Falls are offering a beginning hands-on workshop using Quickbooks at the North Central Technical College – West Campus, Medford, WI on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010.

Quickbooks is a financial recordkeeping program and management tool. The program allows you to track and manage income, expenses, bank accounts, receivables, inventory, fixed assets, payables, loans, payroll and equity in your farm business. Quickbooks also provides you with standard and customized detailed reports that are essential to making good decisions.

In this hands-on computer workshop you will develop a set of farm financial records and reports. You will learn how Quickbooks is structured, how it files work, and how to navigate in the system to tailor your financial recordkeeping for your farm business.

The workshop will be held from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Registration is $20 which includes lunch, manual and a flashdrive with an example chart of accounts. Space is limited so please enroll early, please note that full payment for workshop guarantees a spot. Please send your registration and check to: UWEX Taylor County, 925 Donald St, Room 103, Medford, WI, 54451. If you have questions about this workshop please call 715-748-3327

These Quickbook workshops are sponsored by UW-River Falls, Center for Dairy Profitability, and UW-Extension Taylor and Clark Counties and are partially funded by a USDA Risk Management Agency grant.