Farm Management Classes for Women at UMD

The University of Maryland and Delaware Cooperative Extension will conduct an   Annie’s Project for Women Managing Commercial Poultry during the fall of 2018 in Georgetown, DE. 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 farmwomen and women involved in agriculture 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, and Human Resources. This course is open to anyone interested in farm management practices. 

Annie’s Project Women Managing Commercial Poultry is 6 classroom sessions on Tuesday evenings, October 16, 23, 30, Nov 5, 13, 27 (skip the week of Thanksgiving) from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm. The program will be held at Carvel Research & Education Center, Georgetown, DE.

The cost of the entire course including meals and materials is $75. There is an additional $100.00 fee for FSA Borrower Training attendees.  Please register by October 5th- space is limited.  For more information and to register visit the website or call 410-758-0166 or email  If you require special assistance to attend the classes, please contact the site at least two weeks prior.