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Women in Agriculture Conference
November 18, 2017 @ 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM$25.00
WSU Conference Brings Women in Agriculture Together to Network and Learn
On November 18, the 2017 Women in Agriculture Conference will offer women in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Alaska an unique opportunity to gather in 40 different locations for a one-day event featuring knowledgeable speakers, inspiring stories, networking with other producers and practical advice for learning new skills.
This year’s event, “We Can Do It” covers the topic of developing and strengthening your leadership skills.
Locally, the conference will be held at WSU Extension Island County in Coupeville and facilitated by local farmer and WSU Extension Farm to School (Snap-Ed) Coordinator Anza Muenchow.
Keynote speakers are Alexis Taylor, Oregon Department of Agriculture Director and Anne Schwartz, owner of Blue Heron Farm in the Skagit Valley. The day will also include a panel of Island County women farmers speaking about their leadership roles, challenges they have faced and how they have used a mentor to develop their skills.
Cost is $25 if you register between Oct. 5 and Nov. 5; $30 if you register after Nov. 5. Your registration fee includes a light breakfast, lunch and all the conference materials.