Are you interested in learning how to use Quickbooks computer software for your farm financial recordkeeping? Or build upon what you already do know? A beginning hands-on workshop using Quickbooks will be offered at the Walworth County Government Center in Elkhorn on Wednesday, January 23, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Quickbooks is a financial recordkeeping program and management tool. The program allows you to track and manage income, expenses, bank accounts, receivables, inventory, fixed assets, payables, loans, payroll and equity in your farm business. Quickbooks also provides you with standard and customized detailed reports that are essential to making good decisions.

In this hands-on computer workshop, you will develop a set of farm financial records and reports. You will learn how Quickbooks is structured, how its files work and how to navigate in the system to tailor your financial recordkeeping for your farm business.

Registration is $25 and includes lunch and materials.  For registration information, contact Rose Skora with the Kenosha or Racine County UW Extension offices at rose.skora@ces.uwex.edu or (262) 857-1945 or (262) 767-2929.  Space is limited to 20 people so register early.  Please note full payment for the workshop is required to guarantee a spot.   The brochure is also available online at:  http://kenosha.uwex.edu/category/agricultural-news/.

This Quickbook workshop is sponsored by UW-River Falls, Center for Dairy Profitability and UW-Extension in Kenosha, Jefferson, Racine and Walworth counties, as well are partially funded through a grant from the USDA Risk Management Agency.