Whether farmers describe their later years as fully retired, semi-retired or never retiring, they must answer the questions: where to live, what to do, how to fund it, and put the answers against the backdrop of the farm business continuing for the entering generation.
Shifting Gears for Your Later Farming Years will be held at:
--Westfield: Nov. 28 and Dec. 5 at the Westfield Village Hall, 124 East 3rd St., Westfield; to register call the Adams County UW-Extension Office at 608-339-4237.
--Portage: Nov. 28 and Dec. 12 at the Columbia County Annex, 120 W Conant St., Portage; to register call the Portage County UW-Extension Office at 608-742-9680.
--Brillion: Dec. 5 and 12 at Cobblestone Creek, 740 W. Ryan St. Brillion; to register, call the Calumet County UW-Extension Office at 920-849-1450.
--Lena: Dec. 5 and 12 at Lena Town Hall, 6087 Goatsville Road, Lena; to register, call the Marinette County UW-Extension Office at 715-732-7510.
-- Fond du Lac: Dec. 6 and 13 at the Fond du Lac County UW-Extension Office, 400 University Dr., Fond du Lac; to register, call the Fond du Lac County UW-Extension Office at 920-929-3180.
--Boscobel: Dec. 6 and 13 at the River Inn and Banquet facility, 1700 Elm Street Boscobel; to register, call the Crawford County UW-Extension Office at 608-326-0223.
--Wausau: Dec. 11 and 13 at the Wausau County UW-Extension Office, 212 River Dr., Room 5, Wausau; to register, call the Marathon County UW-Extension Office at 715-261-1230.
--Jump River: Dec. 12 and 19 at the Jump River Community Center, W14751 River St., Gilman; to register, call the Taylor County UW-Extension Office at 715-748-3327.
--Eau Claire: Dec. 12 (one day only) at Fanny Hill 3919 Crescent Ave., Eau Claire; to register, call the Chippewa County UW-Extension Office at 715-726-7950.
Please contact the corresponding UW-Extension Office for the workshop times and registration fees. For general questions about the program contact Joy Kirkpatrick at 608.263.3485, email@example.com
This program is supported by UW-Cooperative Extension, the UW Center for Dairy Profitability and by a grant funded through the North Central Region Risk Management Center.
Source: UW Cooperative Extension