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Farm Finances Webinar Series

What: Learn the power of planning for profit in this webinar series on farm financial management.

When: A Practical Guide to QuickBooks  |  February 6, 2019  |  12-1:30pm CST

How Much: Our webinars are free to attend. Advance registration is required (see form below).


A Practical Guide to QuickBooks

Managing financial records and bookkeeping is challenging. Accounting software like QuickBooks can make the process much easier. Learn how to set up and use QuickBooks to streamline bookkeeping for your farm.


Laura Hesselberg (Compeer Financial): Laura is the Manager of Accounting Development at Compeer Financial (formerly Badgerland Financial), where she has worked for 13 years. She has been doing accounting for 20+ years and have used QuickBooks for the past 10 years. In her current role, Laura works directly with clients setting up new QuickBooks and reviewing accounts at their farm. She also trains new and existing staff on using software.


Traci Barkley (Sola Gratia Farm): Traci comes from a long line of Midwestern family farmers, and has been involved in community-level health-related work all her life. She is responsible for directing all activities at Sola Gratia with primary focus on program development and implementation; community partnerships; fundraising; marketing; management of retail, wholesale and CSA program; events; communications; staff and volunteer management; and outreach and education. Traci earned a B.S in Ethology, Ecology and Evolution and a M.S. in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences from the University of Illinois.


Students learning financial management at Farm Beginnings 2017



Click to view our past Farm Finances Webinars on Crafting a Simple Balance Sheet and the Profit and Loss Statement.