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January 2022

CISA Quickbooks for Farmers Series: Part 3:The Balance Sheet

January 25 @ 12:00 am

Presenter: Bonnie Collins This is Part 3 of a 6 Part series. Click here for information about this workshop series. It’s not too late to register! Your balance sheet is a “snapshot” of your company at a point in time. It can communicate to the owner/operator and stakeholders the health of your business in one report. We will visit the structure of the balance sheet and the fundamental accounting equation as reflected in the QuickBooks software.  

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February 2022

CISA Quickbooks for Farmers Series: Part 4: Assets and Liabilities

February 1 @ 8:00 am

Presenter: Bonnie Collins This is Part 4 of a 6 Part series. Click here for information about this workshop series. It’s not too late to register! Every business needs resources to acquire goods, produce products, and purchase equipment. Usually, we need to borrow capital to purchase those assets. Assets are those resources used to produce revenue and have a future economic benefit. Liabilities are the amount your business owes to other parties. We will learn how to categorize assets and…

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CISA Quickbooks for Farmers Series: Part 5: QuickBooks Reporting

February 8 @ 8:00 am

Presenter: Bonnie Collins This is Part 5 of a 6 Part series. Click here for information about this workshop series. It’s not too late to register! The reporting for business should depict true and accurate financial information. Hence the goal of these reports is to provide a precise and detailed account of your business activity, upon which management decisions should be made. Let’s learn what type of reports and documents we can gather from QuickBooks to support our decision making. This…

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Taking your farm financial recordkeeping to the next level

February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This is the first of CISA's three-workshop series on "Farm financial management: taking it to the next level." Click here for information about this workshop series. It’s not too late to register! This session will help you optimize your chart of accounts setup, tease apart which parts of your farm are and aren’t making money, and use your financial statements for more strategic farm decision making. Learn how to draw key information from your farm’s profit and loss statement and balance…

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CISA Quickbooks for Farmers Series: Part 6: Recordkeeping Best Practices

February 15 @ 8:00 am

Presenter: Ellen Polishuk This is Part 6 of a 6 Part series. Click here for information about this workshop series. It’s not too late to register! You've probably pledged each New Year to improve your farm records. But when the season gets hot and heavy, it all falls apart. Let's talk about ways you can set up a rhythm and process that you can stick to.  

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How to accept SNAP and WIC/Senior Coupons

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Making Local Food More Accessible: Welcoming SNAP & WIC/Senior Coupons, and All Who Use Them Part 1: How to accept SNAP and WIC/Senior Coupons Learn what it takes to accept SNAP and WIC & Senior coupons at your farm and how being a part of these programs enables you to feed your neighbors and boost your bottom line. We’ll be covering what these programs are, how they can fit into your business, and what it takes to register with these…

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Getting More for Your Milk: Partnering with processors to venture into value-added sales

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) is launching a new initiative to connect dairy farmers with small-scale dairy processors. Ever think about starting your own brand of cheese, yogurt or butter? Do you need help finding a co-packer to make the product for you and don't know where to start? Or, are you seeking ways to add value and additional income to your wholesale dairy? Join our virtual Learning Session on Wednesday, February 16th from 10am-12pm, where we'll tackle transportation,…

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Finding cash in your farm business: profitability vs. cash flow

February 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This is the second of CISA's three-workshop series on "Farm financial management: taking it to the next level." Click here for information about this workshop series. It’s not too late to register! Just because you have $40K in net profit doesn’t mean you have $40K in the bank. These two ideas get confused very often, but net income and cash flow are each important — and distinct — measures of success. Learn the best ways to track where your cash…

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