Women in Agriculture Conference

Conference for Women in Agriculture to be held in north central Indiana Feb. 4-5, 2009.

by Dani YokhnaFebruary 18, 2009

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If you’re a woman involved in agriculture–and within driving distance of north central Indiana–mark your calendar for the eighth annual Midwest Women in Agriculture Conference.

The conference–designed to address personal, family and farm issues that affect women’s lives, families and farm businesses–will be held:

Feb. 4-5, 2008
Swan Lake Resort
5203 Plymouth-LaPorte Trail
Plymouth, Ind.

Women working on the family farm or working in the agribusiness industry are encouraged to attend.

Topics on the Agenda
The younger generation is another target of this year’s conference. Say conference planners, “the hope is to integrate the younger generation into agriculture and focus on niche markets that an operation may be able to take advantage of.”

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A few other topics to be covered at the conference include:

Early registration deadline is Jan. 16.

More information
Find conference info online: http://www.agriculture.purdue.edu/wia/conference.html
Or contact Stacy Herr, 765-973-9281; sherr@purdue.edu.

The Women in Ag Conference is sponsored by Purdue Extension, Indiana Farm Bureau and Farm Credit Services of Mid-America.