Oct. 24, Nov. 7: Workshops teach farm recordkeeping

farm-recordsEVERETT, Wash. – Accurate financial records are essential to a farm business. A two-Saturdays workshop Oct. 24 and Nov. 7 will include information from experts about how to set up and maintain a farm money system.

Farm Recordkeeping for Productivity and Profitability will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.

Class size is limited and pre-paid registration is required. Cost is $120 per farm and includes lunch for both days and a copy of the book “Fearless Farm Finances.” Meals for additional farm members both days are $30 per person.

To register, visit http://FarmRecordkeeping.brownpapertickets.com or print the form at http://snohomish.wsu.edu/farm-recordkeeping and mail with a check. For more information on the course, contact Holly Small, hollynthompson@wsu.edu, or Kate Halstead, khalstead@wsu.edu or 425-357-6024.

Participants will learn about farm-based financial records and bookkeeping from farmers and other experts at Northwest Farm Credit Services and Moss Adams accountants. Three systems will be discussed: paper only, basic computer and paper and a farm-based set of QuickBooks.


Kate Ryan Halstead, WSU Snohomish County Extension, 425-357-6024, cell 360-794-6081, khalstead@wsu.edu