Farm Management Education for Women – Annie’s Project

Join us for Annie’s Project series this fall in Greenville, OH hosted by OSU Extension of Darke and Miami County

Annie’s Project is an educational program dedicated to strengthening women’s roles in modern farm enterprises.

This 6-week workshop focuses on five key areas of risk management: human, financial, marketing, production, and legal. Women learn about agri-business practices from experts in their fields. They also form valuable networks with others in the class.


The cost is $75.00 per person
The registration deadline is January 20, 2023


Course Contacts:

  • Miami County – Amanda Bennett at 937-440-3495 or
  • Darke County – Taylor Dill at 937-569-5000 or


Session 1: Jan 30

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Real Colors Personality Test
  • What kinds of risks do we need to manage?

Session 2: Feb 2

  • Legal Liability: What is it and How to Manage it?
    • Liability for property visitors, negligence, pesticides, livestock, nuisance, contracts, insurance, food licensing

Session 3: Feb 6

  • Tips for Direct Marketing
  • Developing Your Social Media Presence
  • Grain Marketing Basics
  • How much does production cost?
  • Exploring Marketing Tools

Session 4: Feb 9

  • Record Keeping
  • Getting your Finances in Order
  • SDA Loans
  • How do you measure up against similar operations?

Session 5: Feb 13

  • Family Communication and Stress
  • Preparing for retirement
  • Farm Transition and Succession Planning

Session 6: Feb 16

  • Knowing your Resources
    • Farm Service Agency
    • Natural Resources Conservation Service
    • Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Crop Insurance

Event Sponsors

Graves-Fearon Agency

Darke County Farm Bureau

Miami County Farm Bureau

Farm Credit Mid-America

Phelan Insurance

Merchants Bank of Indiana

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