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.