Farm Management Classes for Women

The University of Maryland and Delaware Cooperative Extension will conduct Annie’s Project during the winter of 2014 at six sites in Maryland. Annie’s Project focuses on the many aspects of farm management and is designed to empower women in overall farm decision making and to build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business, agriculture and involvement in the farm operation. Topics for the sessions cover the five areas of Risk Management – Production, Marketing, Financial, Legal Risk, Human Resources. This course is open to anyone interested in farm management practices.

The course will be 8 sessions held at a variety of sites in Maryland. Locations include: Anne Arundel County Extension Office, Annapolis MD, Cecil County Administration Building, Elkton MD, Washington County Extension Office Boonsboro MD, Wor-Wic Community College Salisbury MD, Howard County Extension Office, Ellicot City MD and Baltimore County Ag Center, Cockeysville MD. Classes will begin in January 2014.

The cost of the course including meals and materials is $75. For more information or to register visit the website or call 410-758-0166. Please register by January 10th, space is limited. If you require special assistance to attend the classes please contact the site at least two weeks prior.

Annie’s Project has been approved for FSA Borrower Training. For more information, please contact your FSA loan officer.