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!
Update on Sara - March 1, 2016
Sara Shepherd has come a long way since taking her first Annie's Project class in the winter of 2013 and then helping us share her story with the summer of 2013 video. She's taken several Iowa State University Extension and Outreach farm management courses and even become a member of the Adair County Extension Council. As a beginning farmer, Sara has made several key decisions and charted a course for a successful future.
Gayleen Moellers talks Annie's Project
Congratulations to Nancy Adrian of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Washington County office on her award for her work with Women in Ag! Nancy received her award for Professional Excellence in Agriculture and Natural Resources Programming at the annual Agriculture and Natural Resources Conference on April 5, 2017.
Annie's Project was founded by Ruth Hambleton in 2003. In Iowa, we hosted our first Annie's Project class in Washington County in 2004!
Beginning January 29, 2018, ISU Women in Ag will host the 100th Annie's Project class in Fort Dodge, Iowa. The class is being lead by Kelvin Leibold, an ISU Extension and Outreach Area Farm Management Field Specialist. Hear more on the history of Annie's Project and see what we offer for classes in Iowa.
Area Women Complete Annie's Project Program offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Award-Winning Managing for Today and Tomorrow Course Helps Women Move Farm Businesses to Next Generation