Project aims to empower farm women


ASHLAND, Ohio – Annie’s Project, a six-week course in risk management, will be offered in two Ohio counties in the winter of 2007.
The Bowling Green Annie’s Project will begin Jan. 9 and will run for six consecutive Tuesdays from 6-9 p.m.
The second session of Annie’s Project will be held in Delaware County beginning Feb. 1 and running for six consecutive Thursdays from 6-9 p.m.
Topics. Topics in both counties include: a colors personality workshop, financial record keeping, understanding basic financial statements, financial management tools, goal setting and mission statement writing, commodity marketing basics, crop insurance, family communication, farm transition, liability issues, land rental contracts and other contracts.
The registration fee is $60 and class space is limited.
For registration information for the Delaware session, contact Rob Leeds at 740-833-2030.
For Wood County, contact Doris Herringshaw at 419-354-9050 or visit
Mission. The mission of Annie’s Project is to empower farm women to be better business partners through networks and by managing and organizing critical information.
Annie’s Project is dedicated to the life of Annette Kohlhagen Fleck (1922-1997) and was founded by her daughter, Ruth Fleck Hambleton, a University of Illinois Extension educator, farm wife and mother.


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