UVM EXTENSION FACULTY
Farm Business Management Specialist
- MS, University of Vermont
Areas of Expertise:
Farm finances, balance sheets, budgeting, farm transfer issues, farm income taxes
Contact InformationOffice: 397 Railroad Street, Suite 3, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
Phone: (802) 751-8307
Dennis Kauppila predominantly works with farmers on their finances: working with them to create and understand a balance sheet and a cash flow budget. Focusing primarily on the eastern side of Vermont, he teaches a farm business planning course, and works with farmers who are in a grant program to write business plans. Dennis also serves on an advisory committee to the IRS - providing input on Publication 225, Farmer’s Tax Guide.
Courses & Workshops Currently Taught
Building a Sustainable Business - a farm business planning course
Balance Sheet/Budgeting Clinics
Kauppila, D, Rogers, G, Parsons, R (July 2010), Profitability of Organic Dairy Farming in VT, 2009, poster session, NACAA Annual Meeting and Professional Development Conference. Juried
Kauppila, D and Rogers, G. (2010) Employment Documents for ALL Employees- Citizens and Non-Citizens Working on the Farm. VT Agency of Ag’s Agriview.
Kauppila, D. (2009) The Vermont Migrant Education Program. Hoards Dairyman.
Rogers, G. and Kauppila, D. (Sept 2008), Improving Tax Practitioner Accuracy and
Knowledge Through Extension Programming, poster session, Extension Galaxy Conference. Juried.
Kauppila, D. (2007, 2008, and 2009, August). Contributor to National Income Tax
Workbook, Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation.
- National Association of County Ag Agents
- M.S., University of Vermont - Ag Economics
- B.S., University of Vermont - Animal Science
Honors & Awards
2006 Sabbatical study leave, Dairy Budgets and Teagasc Management Info Systems, Ireland.
2005 Distinguished Service Award, National Assoc of County Ag Agents, Buffalo, July.
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