Online Class Seeks to Build Southern Idaho Farm and Ranch Women’s Business Skills
January 29, 2021
TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Jan. 29, 2021 — University of Idaho Extension will offer Southern Idaho Annie’s Project, a six-week, online course, to help Southern Idaho farm and ranch women to become better business owners and partners beginning Tuesday, Feb. 9.
The course will consist of six, three-hour Zoom sessions to help farm and ranch women by connecting through networks and by managing and organizing critical information. The schedule will also include at least one in-person networking event or farm walk. Registration is $60 and will close on Monday, Feb. 8.
The online sessions will run from 6-9 p.m. Mountain time on consecutive Tuesdays until Tuesday, March 16. The all-woman course focuses on problem solving and decision-making skills to address production, legal, market, human and financial risks in agriculture.
Topics include record keeping, business planning, marketing, farm succession planning, retirement planning, insurance programs and best places to find resources.
Area Extension Economist, U of I Extension
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