Farm management classes for women set
GEORGETOWN, DE. — 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 farm women 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 consists of six classroom sessions on Tuesday evenings, Oct. 16, 23, 30, Nov. 5, 13, 27 (skipping the week of Thanksgiving) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The program will be held at the Carvel Research and Education Center in Georgetown.
The cost of the entire course including meals and materials is $75. There is an additional $100 fee for FSA Borrower Training attendees. Please register by Oct. 5. Space is limited. For more information and to register visit the website http://extension.umd. edu/annies-project/class-information or call 410-758-0166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you require special assistance to attend the classes, please contact the site at least two weeks prior.