Extension to offer Annie’s Project
Annie’s Project is the agricultural business education program that empowers farm and ranch women who want to be even more knowledgeable about their agricultural enterprises. The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service will offer Annie’s Project beginning February 6 and concluding March 13. Sessions will be conducted by Extension staff from Boone, Carroll, Marion, and Searcy Counties, and will be held each Tuesday evening from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the John Paul Hammerschmidt Center on the North Arkansas College South Campus in Harrison.
The cost for the 6-week program is $50. Fees include program material and meals. Interactive sessions will address financial, human resources, legal, marketing and production of agricultural enterprises. To register for the program, contact your local office of the Cooperative Extension Service. You can reach the Boone County Extension Office at 870-741-6168; Carroll County at 870-423-2958; Marion County at 870-449-6349; Searcy County at 870-448-3981.
Whether new or experienced, understanding the five areas of agricultural risk, knowing how to analyze agricultural spreadsheets and other necessary tools are vital. Annie’s Project courses have successfully reached more than 9,000 farm and ranch women in 33 states. Course size is limited, so please register soon.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your County Extension Office (or other appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.