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ISU Extension Program Teaches Women Basics Of Ag Business

Thu 3-22-2018

            (Emmetsburg)-- 15 area women recently completed a six-week course that empowers women to be better agricultural business partners and owners.

The six-week program, known as Annie's Project, was offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Emmet and Palo Alto counties. The program teaches women about risk assessments, human factors in farming, grain marketing, crop insurance, FSA and NRCS programs, farmland leasing, financial statements, estate planning and planning for retirement.

The sessions are taught by local women who are expects in those areas.

More information on the program can be obtained by contacting Britney Rosburg at Iowa State University Extension in Emmet county at (712) 362-3434 or Angie Strohman at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Palo Alto county at (712) 852-2865.