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Farm Management Classes for Women

The University of Maryland and Delaware Cooperative Extension will conduct an  Annie’s Project for Women Managing Commercial Poultry during the fall of 2017 at two sites in Delaware.  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 is 6 classroom sessions starting on Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 5:30 – 8:30pm. The program will be held at two locations Carvel Research & Education Center, Georgetown, DE & UD Paradee Center, Dover, DE. The classes will be offered at the same time.  Zoom Web Conferencing will be used to bring the two locations together.

The cost of the entire course including meals and materials is $75. There is an additional $100.00 fee for FSA Borrower Training attendees.  Please register by October 6th- 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 jrhodes@umd.edu.  If you require special assistance to attend the classes, please contact the site at least two weeks prior.

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