Introduction to QuickBooks Pro™ and More – March 28, 2019

Introduction to QuickBooks Pro™ and More: A Free Workshop for Maine Aquaculture Producers

Thursday, March 28, 2019 9:00 AM to 4:10 PM                                                                                                                                
UMaine Cooperative Extension Cumberland County Office
75 Clearwater Drive, Falmouth, Maine 04105

Venue Phone: (207) 781-6099 or 800-287-1471  (in Maine)
Registration Cost: Free! Lunch provided by the Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center

Preregistration is required. Class is limited to 10. Please contact Pam St. Peter at or 207.933.2100 to register or request a disability accommodation.

This is a free, “hands-on” workshop for Maine Aquaculture Producers who are interested in establishing a record keeping system using QuickBooks Pro™ Desktop. This workshop is for those with no-to-minimal experience using QuickBooks. Participants should bring their own laptop (PC or Mac), but it is not required. Producers who bring their own laptop will download the software onto their computer at the beginning of the workshop.

Participants will receive the QuickBooks software (a $200 value) free! If you already own the software, you can still attend, but we will provide the software to someone else. If you use a desktop computer, you may still receive the software, but will be asked to follow along with a buddy for the training.

Morning Agenda

  • QuickBooks Pro™ Training

Afternoon Agenda

  • Taxes for aquaculture farms
  • Risk management programs for aquaculture farms


QuickBooks ProAdvisors from Austin Associates will demonstrate how to set up and use accounts, perform invoicing, deposits, and reporting using QuickBooks Pro™.

Chilloa A. Young from The Tax Bracket li, Inc. will present about taxes for aquaculture farms.

Erin Roche from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension will present about risk management programs for aquaculture farms.

The workshop is sponsored by the UMaine Cooperative Extension Crop Insurance Education Program, Sea Grant and the Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center.

For more information about the workshop or the UMaine Cooperative Extension Crop Insurance Education Program, contact Erin Roche at or 207.949.2490, or visit our website.

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is in partnership with the USDA Risk Management Agency to deliver crop insurance education in Maine.

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