Annie's Project Coming To Fremont County
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Fremont County is excited to announce that Annie’s Project will be offered in Sidney.
About Annie's Project
Annie’s Project empowers farm women to be better business partners through networks and by managing and organizing critical information. Since 2005, more than 350 farm women have participated in various southwest Iowa sites. The six-week course is designed especially for farm women to help them develop their management and decision-making skills for their farms. Sessions include brief presentations, discussions focused on the participants’ questions, and computer training to use spreadsheets. Annie’s Project gives farm women the opportunity to learn from female agricultural professionals and network with other women in similar situations.
Dates, Times and Location
Annie’s Project will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. on August 21, August 28, September 4, September 11, September 18, and September 25 in the Business Education classroom at the Sidney High School. Topics include understanding market terminology, interpreting financial statements, and sifting through estate planning tools.
Tim Eggers, ISU Extension Field Ag Economist, and Mandy Maher, Fremont County Extension and Outreach Program Coordinator, would like to thank the members of the Annie’s Project Steering Committee for their time and guidance. Members include: Cindy Bebout, Sidney; Leslie Brooks, Farragut; Lindsey Carter, Randolph; Lynda Cruickshank, Sidney; Melonie Doyle, Randolph; Jennifer Johnson, Riverton; Teresa Johnson, Farragut; Bernie Spurlock, Percival; Wendy Stenzel, Hamburg; and Mary Kay Walter, Farragut.
The cost is $75 per person, and participants receive software programs, access to ISU Extension on-line courses, handouts, and an Annie’s Project portfolio. A light dinner will be served at each session. Course size is limited. Pre-registration is due by August 14. Annie’s Project is being funded by grants from the USDA Risk Management Agency, Farm Credit Services of America and Tri-Valley Bank. For more information and to register, call Fremont County ISU Extension and Outreach at 712-374-2351 e-mail Mandy Maher at email@example.com.
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