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Annie's Project is an educational program dedicated to strengthening women's roles in the modern farm enterprise. To date, classes have been taught in 34 states. Through six educational sessions, Annie's Project fosters problem solving, record keeping, and decision-making skills in farm women.
Returning to the Farm Seminar (formerly known as Ag Link) is a 4 day seminar for farm families to develop a succession plan. Next session will be held January and March 2014. All of these sessions are intended for farm families bringing the next generation back to the farm to live and work.
Session 1: January 24 - 25, 2014 at Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, Ames, IA. More details coming soon!
Session 2: March 7 - 8, 2014 at Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, Ames, IA. More details coming soon!
2013 Business Succession Workshops:
This is a two day session for families and individuals wishing to develop a succession plan. $150 for a family of four with $25 for each additional member wishing to attend. Hours are 1 pm- 8 first day and 9-2 second day. Lunches and snacks provided.
WFAN - Women Food and Ag Network Opportunity
If you're a woman farmer, or want to be one, consider taking part in the 2014 Harvesting Our Potential program of Women, Food and Agriculture Network. 2014 Harvesting Our Potential program applications are now available online.
Thank you to all the families that support the activities of the Beginning Farmer Center.