Published Sep 22, 2011

Next Generation Retreat – workshop with Richard Wiswall December 8-9, 2011

By Luke Gran

We hare pleased to announce Richard Wiswall will be the farmer facilitator for the 4th annual Practical Farmers of Iowa Next Generation Retreat.

From Noon on December 8th to Noon on December 9th, this overnight retreat will focus on how to create business plans that demonstrate budgets for profit.

“I get really excited about farm budgeting, because that is how you determine if you are making a living farming,” says Wiswall. “I love working with beginners to demystify business planning.”

Detailed agenda to be provided later this fall.

The Next Generation Retreat is only $20.00 for members of Practical Farmers of Iowa, and $50.00 for non-members. Bring a potluck dish for Thursday night’s meal as well as a set of your own linens/pillow.

TO REGISTER: Contact Luke Gran,, 515.232.5661 by November 15.

TIME and PLACE: The workshop will be held Noon December 8th, 2011 to Noon December 9th, 2011 at Des Moines Y CAMP near Boone, 1192 160th Drive, Boone, IA, 50036. See for a map to the location.