women farmers http://kbia.org en Food stamps, Farm Bill and women in ag http://kbia.org/post/food-stamps-farm-bill-and-women-ag <p></p><p>On this week's Business Beat: 47 million Americans are enrolled in the SNAP program, or food stamps, including nearly 16 percent of Missourians. &nbsp;SNAP is the biggest spending item in the farm bill. And the program has a big bulls eye on it as Congress debates new legislation. As Grant Gerlock reports for Harvest Public Media, the economic considerations go beyond who receives SNAP benefits to how and where the money is spent.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 15:06:12 +0000 Kristofor Husted 34976 at http://kbia.org Food stamps, Farm Bill and women in ag Women in ag are topic of new Missouri Extension course http://kbia.org/post/women-ag-are-topic-new-missouri-extension-course <p></p><p>The University of Missouri Extension is offering a series of courses aimed at helping women in agriculture.</p><p>The courses are part of Annie's Project, a program that started in Illinois about nine years ago, and has since spread to other states. The program is named for an Illinois woman who ran a farm and raised six children in the 1950s.</p><p>Topics include farm record-keeping and taxes, business plans, how property is titled, pasture rental contracts and estate planning.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:16:56 +0000 Associated Press 27293 at http://kbia.org Women in ag are topic of new Missouri Extension course