A four-session course designed to give women strategies for effectively working with family and employees.
Extending Knowledge ~ Empowering Women
Women in AG - Courses in Iowa
Classes starting Tuesday, April 9, 2019 and continuing:
6:00pm - 9:00pm (meal at 5:30pm)
Jefferson County Extension Office - 2606 West Burlington Ave., Fairfield, Iowa
Please Register by Tuesday, April 2! Cost is $75.
Register online at www.aep.iastate.edu/womeninag
Annie's Project - Empowering Women in Agriculture
Heartbeat of the Farm is taught in the tradition of Annie's Project:
Courses are offered through a network of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach educators, including farm management specialists, value added agriculture specialists, and county staff that have received Women in Agriculture curriculum training.
"When interviewing look for personality not skills because you can always teach skills."
- Jewel, Petersburg, Virginia
What is Heartbeat of the Farm: Human Resource Management?
The heartbeat of every farm business is the people involved. This course is designed to empower farm women to improve working relationships with both family and non-family partners and employees. Women will become more knowledgeable on effective strategies to manage human resources in the areas of employee supply, recruitment and law; family and farm business communication; employee supervision and retention; and health, stress and well-being. The course is taught in the tradition of Annie's Project and incorporates a comfortable and supportive learning environment.
At the end of four weeks, participants will know more about:
Heartbeat of the Farm: Human Resource Management courses in Iowa are made possible by these statewide sponsors:
USDA - United States Department of Agriculture
Farm Credit Services of America - Agriculture Works Here.