OSU Extension in Clinton County will be offering Annie’s Project on Tuesday Evenings, 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Clinton County Extension Office Community Room from October 30th– December 4th, 2018.
Annie’s Project is an educational program dedicated to strengthening women’s role in modern farm and ranch enterprises. 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 a six-week course that focuses on the five broad areas of agricultural risk: human, financial, marketing, production, and legal. Sessions are designed to be very interactive between the presenters and the participants. Information presented is tailored to meet the needs of participants in their own geographical areas.
Annie was a woman who grew up in a small rural community with the life-long goal of being involved in production agriculture. She spent her lifetime learning how to be an involved business partner with her husband, and together they reached their goals and achieved success. Annie’s daughter, Ruth Hambleton, a former Extension Educator for the University of Illinois, founded Annie’s Project in 2000 in honor of her mother. Annie’s Project is designed to take Annie’s life experiences and share them with other women in agriculture who are living and working in this complex, dynamic business environment.
“As a result of Annie’s Project, I’ve had great discussions with my husband.” “I’ve started revamping our recordkeeping system. I feel like I have some direction now!” “I believe attending Annie’s Project is the wisest investment of money I could have made. The amount of information learned from all the speakers is unbelievable. I feel like I can be a real asset to the farm operation now that I have a better understanding of the business.”
L. Tony Nye
College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
Ohio State University Extension
State Coordinator for Small Farm Programs
OSU Extension Educator
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Clinton County and for the Miami Valley EERA
111 S. Nelson Avenue, Suite 2
Wilmington, Ohio 45177
Phone (937) 382-0901
Fax (937) 382-4995
Cell (740) 606-0031