Annie’s Project is an educational program that is designed in a format that enhances learning. There are two main formats that the program is offered. The first format accommodates smaller groups of 10-15 people and it spans in a period of five-to-six 3 hour sessions. The second format, the retreat, accommodates larger groups and usually will be offered in a two day 8 hour session.
Currently, there are two main curricular: Annie’s Project Level I-- Farm Business Management and Annie’s II—Managing for Today and Tomorrow. A sample of each curriculum is provided below. Each topic is selected to cater to the immediate needs of workshop participants and complemented with extra topics.
Annie’s Project Level I emphasizes the five areas of agricultural risk, namely production, marketing, financial, legal, and human resource risk.
Annie’s II emphasizes transition and succession planning.
Managing for Today and Tomorrow is divided into the following planning areas:
Additional topics in past workshops include:
Workshop Related Resources can be found at Annie’s Project Resources.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture