Annie’s Project is a nationwide program that empowers farm and ranch women to be better business partners through networks and by managing and organizing critical information. This program is Inspired by Annie's Project and will focus on 6 risk management topics. We are encouraging all Farm Decision Makers to attend. This includes spouses, siblings, parents, in-laws, and anyone else that is or will be making farm decisions.
Whether you've attended a full Annie's Project, are curious about the program, or just want to better manage risk on your farm these classes will have something for you.
Register once, and gain access to the entire course. Classes will NOT be recorded. In order to get the most out of the course, you will need to attend each class live. Classes are not mandatory, but we encourage you attend as much as possible.
Human Resources - Learn how to navigate different communication styles on your farm to avoid miscommunication.
Legal Risk - One of the hardest and most important topics to discuss on family owned farms is transition and succession planning. This session will guide you in how to start that conversation and begin the planning process.
Marketing - This class will focus on cost of production and profitability on your farm
Financial - An overview on the importance of financial documents and why to have them for your farm
Production; Crops focused - Learn how to use a critical eye in evaluating information, how all sources of information are not created equal, and why a one size fits all approach can be risky for your farm
Production; Livestock focused - Discover management options to increase productively while protecting your cost of production
Facilitators: University of Minnesota Local Extension Educators; Dana Adams, Katie Drewitz and Nathan Drewitz - Stearns, Benton and Morrison Counties