Sara Shepherd is taking over her family's farm. Annie's Project helped her ask the right questions as she and her father made the transition.
Mother and daughter Rexanne Struve and Brandi Wiig are beginning to look at transitioning the farm from one generation to the next with help from Annie's Project, an educational program for farm women.
Susan Jutz is an agriculturalist from Solon, Iowa. She grows vegetables and has a handful of production animals. She tells us of her passion towards her 80 acre farm and her plans for the future.
Tuesday, March 29th at 6:00 pm; the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Women in Ag staff set out to the World Food Prize Foundation Building in Des Moines, Iowa to celebrate Dr. Norman E. Borlaug’s 102nd birthday and International Women’s Day. It was very encouraging to see a record attendance of more than 300 with many new and familiar faces. All bringing a unique perspective and connection to the topic. The Women in Agriculture: The Road to Global Security celebration was hosted by the World Food Prize Foundation, Oxfam America, and Foods Resource Bank.
Once seated we heard from keynote speaker, Senator Joni Ernst, Olga Tumax, Farmer and Women in Ag Organizer in Guatemala and other speakers. Read more about “You Cannot Create a Peaceful World on Empty Stomachs,” Dr. Norman Borlaug
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One winter day a few years back, Lacy Mason was thumbing through a seed catalog, and "hops" jumped off the page. So she embarked on an entrepreneurial journey - growing hops in Iowa. Read more about Entrepreneur Taps Into Growing Enterprise
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Julie Van Waardhuizen is fully engaged in farming with her husband. What she's learned from Annie's Project has helped her become a better farm business partner.
Listen to Patty and Kris discuss their experience with Annie's Project. They came to Ames and learned about retirement, communication, and better business management.
Linda Guy manages the business operations for her family’s farm management company. Linda had a prior career, then moved to her family operation. She took Annie’s Project so she could learn about the business aspect of the family farm operation.
Jenny Hemingway, a farmer from Iowa city discusses her experiences taking Annie's Project and how important it is for women in agriculture to feel supported and empowered!