Farm man­age­ment classes for women set

The Kent Island Bay Times - - Front Page -

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 If you re­quire spe­cial as­sis­tance to at­tend the classes, please con­tact the site at least two weeks prior.

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