Council veteran Pauline Van Nurden, an Extension economist with the Center for Farm Financial Management with the University of Minnesota, addresses the audience at the Farm Futures Boot Camp program in Coralville, IA on January 18. Her topic was How to measure your farm’s financial performance with the newly released Financial Guidelines for Agriculture. Other Council members on the program were Paul Neifer, a farm CPA and independent business advisor, and Curt Covington, senior director of institutional lending with AgAmerica Lending. The two have worked as a tag-team in speaking to the Boot Camp for a number of years. Among other Council members in the audience were Kathy and Ken Reinhardt, and Mark Compton. Kathy is current FFSC president.