New Financial Literacy Training Series, Fall-Winter 2019-2020

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Join the 2019-20 PDPW Financial Literacy for Dairy training series this fall and winter, held at PDPW Headquarters in Juneau, Wis. The multi-level, multi-session financial development program is designed to provide dairy farmers, veterinarians, nutritionists, and other agribusiness professionals a solid financial understanding and foundation and then stretch their thinking to far broader concepts. PDPW Financial Literacy for Dairy Training Website

Level 1 & 2 sessions will be trained by renowned dairy-financial experts Gary Sipiorski and Dr. Kevin Bernhardt of UW-Platteville. The Level 3 session will be piloted and trained by Dick Wittman of Wittman Consulting and TEPAP Ag Executive Program faculty.

Space is limited to 30 attendees per level. For additional information please call PDPW at 800-947-7379 or email us at Follow along digitally in advance of and during the event by following @dairyPDPW and using #FinancialLiteracy2019 on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and LinkedIn.

Registered attendees will complete an online placement test to be properly placed into Level 1, 2 or 3; you’ll receive notification of your level placement immediately upon submission.

Training Levels
4 total days of training in 2 sessions

  • Begins Nov. 13-14, 2019
  • Concludes Dec. 18-19, 2019

6 total days of training in 3 sessions

  • Begins Jan. 8-9, 2020
  • Reconvenes Feb. 12-13, 2020
  • Concludes Mar. 4-5, 2020

2 total days of training in 1 session

  • Held Mar. 24-25

Training Agenda Per Day
Day 1: 9 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. training start, 8 p.m. training concludes
Day 2: 8 a.m. training resumes, 4 p.m. concludes

Training Cost
An online placement test will determine which level you place into. An initial registration fee of $650/PDPW member or $775/non-member is required for placement; this fee covers the cost for all Level 1 participants.

PDPW Member Rate:
Level 1: $650 (No additional cost)
Level 2: $850* ($650 initial reg. + $200 L2 reg. cost)
Level 3: $700* ($650 initial reg. + $50 L3 reg. cost)

Non-Member Rate:
Level 1: $775 (No additional cost)
Level 2: $975* ($775 initial reg. + $200 L2 reg. cost)
Level 3: $825* ($775 initial reg. + $50 L3 reg. cost)

*For all levels, a down-payment of $650/$775 (member/non-member rates) will be processed during initial registration. If entering in Level 2 or 3, the remainder of registration cost will be processed upon finalizing registration. For questions, call PDPW at 800-947-7379.