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Eastern NM Annie's Project

Saturdays, Jan. 15 - Feb. 19, 2022

Time: 9 AM to 1 PM

Location: Tucumcari Convention Center
1500 W. Route 66 Blvd
Tucumcari, NM 88401

Annie's Project is a national risk management program designed to empower women in agriculture to be successful through education, networks, and resources. This six-week interactive course is a set of interactive classes bringing women together to learn from experts in production, financial management, human resources, marketing and the legal field. This course will provide a life-long support network for women in agriculture.

Program culminates with a certificate and a graduation ceremony.

Registration & Fees: Online registration available! Pay with credit card or mail your check.

The cost of a networking lunch each week is included in the registration fee. If you are in need of child care in order to participate in this program, or require other special accommodations, please contact Susann Mikkelson at 575-461-0562 or by January 5, 2022, to allow for time for reasonable accommodations to be made. Full or partial scholarships may be available. Please contact Susann Mikkelson for further information.

  • Early: $100 | Now - Dec. 15
  • Late: $125 | Dec. 16 - Jan. 5

Deadline: Jan. 5

Refunds: Requests must be received in writing to Susann Mikkelson at by Dec. 31. Special circumstances will be considered by the Eastern NM Annie's Project Steering Committee thereafter.

Checks: Make checks payable to NMSU with Annie's Project in the For line. Please mail to the address below. Checks must be received by Jan. 10.


January 15

  • Human capital – Real Colors
  • Understanding risk assessment
  • Management and decision-making
  • Systems of communication

January 22

  • Basic agricultural accounting
  • Business plans and budgets
  • Taxes associated with the farm/ranch
  • Legal structures

January 29

  • Financing and investing
  • Insurance needs on the farm/ranch
  • Farm and ranch labor – requirements, costs and opportunities

February 5

  • All about real estate
  • Contracts and agreements
  • Farm programs

February 12

  • Production planning and mapping
  • Farm and equipment management
  • Understanding your market(s)

February 19

  • Succession planning and retirement
  • Estate planning
  • Other topics of interest
  • What have we learned
  • Graduation

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of an auxiliary aid or service, please contact Susann Mikkelson at or call at 575-461-0562 by Dec. 31.

New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator. NMSU and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperating.

Major Sponsors

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Other Sponsors
City of Tucumcari
New Mexico Bank and Trust
American Heritage Bank
Citizens Bank
Box Family Farms

ATTN: Annie's Project
Susann Mikkelson
NMSU | Quay County Extension Service
P.O. Drawer B
Tucumcari, NM 88401