Supporting Farmers During Challenging Times

Supporting Farmers Workshop has been postponed, new date TBD.

With the challenging financial and emotional situation plaguing farm families in our communities, Extension in Chippewa, Dunn, and Eau Claire Counties will be hosting a half day meeting on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019. This meeting will assist agri-business professionals and agency staff in feeling more comfortable and confident working with families in distress.  The agenda includes:

  • Motivating Farmers in a Time of Change: Building Confidence in Listening and Communication Skills: Stephanie Plaster, Agriculture Educator Extension Ozaukee & Washington Counties & Tina Kohlman, Dairy & Livestock Agent, Extension Fond du Lac County.
  • Taking Care of You: Mind, Body, and Spirit: Stephanie Hintz, Human Development and Relationships Educator, Extension Dunn County

Registration will begin at 8:30 am, with the program from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Dunn County Community Services Building (fka Dunn County Health Care Center), Conference Room 54, 3001 U.S. Hwy 12 East, Menomonie, WI 54751.

There is no cost to attend this meeting. Pre-registration is encouraged by September 13th to ensure adequate materials. Light morning refreshments will be provided.  For more information on the meeting please visit https://dunn.extension.wisc.edu or contact Extension Dunn County Agriculture Agent Katie Wantoch at 715-232-1636 or katie.wantoch@wisc.edu. To register for the meeting please complete the Google Form.

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