'Annie's Project' sessions planned in April and May

Mar 10, 2013 Staff

Empowering farm and ranch women with financial and marketing knowledge and opportunities to network with each other are among the goals of a University of Wyoming Extension program in Fremont County.

Annie's Project sessions run from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays April 4-May 9 at the Fremont Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton, said extension educator.

There is no fee. Sessions include dinner, and space is limited to 25 registrants. Registration deadline is Friday, March 29.

The program is based on Annie's Project, a program for women in agriculture with a passion for business and being involved in their family operations. Iowa State University Extension developed the Annie's Project program.

The local schedule:

April 4 - "Personality Assessment" by Tammie Jensen, UW Extension educator

April 11 - "Generations" by Tara Kuipers, extension educator; "Financial Health of the Farm or Ranch and Working with the Lender," Garrett Horton, Farm Credit Services of America

April 18 - "Savings and Money Habits," Cole Ehmke, extension personal financial management specialist

April 25 - "Estate Planning and Succession Planning," Ehmke

May 2 - "Communication, Conflict Management, Business Strategic Planning," Kuipers

May 9 - "Marketing/New Ventures," Bridger Feuz, extension marketing specialist; "Local Niche Market Panel," local producers

For more information or to register, contact Cunningham at 307-332-2363 or at

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