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Economic Development

Program Contact: Debra Hansen, Director
(509) 684-2588 • debra.hansen@wsu.edu

2018 Women in Ag Conference

Conference participants will receive a great book, “Fearless Farm Finances” as our gift for attending this year’s event!

Fearless Farm Finances Book Cover

JOIN US OCTOBER 27, 2018

This one-day gathering takes place simultaneously at locations throughout Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

ALASKA
Delta Junction ~ Fairbanks ~ Kenai/Soldotna ~ Palmer

IDAHO
Bonners Ferry ~ Caldwell ~ Coeur d’Alene ~ McCall ~ Moscow/Pullman ~
Sandpoint ~ Twin Falls

MONTANA
Bozeman ~ Great Falls

OREGON
La Grande ~ Prineville ~ Salem ~ The Dalles

WASHINGTON
Bremerton ~ Chehalis ~ Colville ~ Coupeville ~ Mount Vernon ~ Nespelem
Olympia ~ Pasco ~ Port Hadlock ~ Pullman/Moscow ~ Renton ~ Republic ~
Ritzville ~ Spokane ~ Vancouver ~ Walla Walla ~ Wenatchee ~ White Salmon ~ Yakima

Registration, October 15 – October 26  – $35
ON-SITE REGISTRATION FEE ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT IS $35, BUT MEALS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE. Please plan accordingly.

Ag Students, Farm Interns, FFA or 4-H – $20

For scholarship information, contact Margaret Viebrock at viebrock@wsu.edu.


Empowering women in agriculture
to achieve goals and manage risk.

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Please email  donna.rolen@wsu.edu to be added to the Women in Ag listserv.

 Registration is Open!

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2018 WIA Registration
(for check, cash or money order registrations only)

Scholarship App-2018

if you are one of these…

  • College Agriculture Student
  • Aspiring Farmer
  • Farm Intern
  • 4-H or FFA Member

If you need financial assistance, please contact us at Viebrock@wsu.edu.

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Robin Reid, Farm Economist,             LaVell Winsor, Farm Analyst,
Kansas State University Ext.               Kansas State University Ext.

Robin was raised on a family farm and now as a farm economist, she helps farmers understand farm financial management. She knows the importance of sound recordkeeping. LaVell is a third generation farmer and helps farmers analyze their businesses and make decisions based on their farm financials. Together, Robin and LaVell help build and improve annual cash flow systems. They teach strategies to start projections for the next year, monitor cash flow against actual income and manage family living expenses.

Sara Beth

Sarah Beth Aubrey, Author & Farmer; Principal,
Aubrey Coaching & Training, LLC

Sarah Beth and her husband raise cattle in Indiana and as an entrepreneur launched a retail meat business. Her mission as a farmer and agricultural business consultant is to help women be successful and profitable doing “what they love the most.” She teaches new ways to prioritize and how to do the most important things first. She gives her audience “fresh facts” from research that prove the distinct value women bring to the farm. She encourages women to farm!

 

WA/ID/OR
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8:00 a.m. Check In and light Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Conference Begins! Local Introductions, Networking & Get Acquainted Activity
9:00 a.m. WelcomeMargaret Viebrock, WIA Conference Chair,
Overview of the day and introduction of keynote speakers
9:30 a.m. How Does Your Cash Flow?Keynote Speakers:  Robin Reid & LaVell Winsor

Kansas State University Extension

Robin & Lavell welcome questions

10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. “Taking It Home” (Local Site Group Discussion)Take-Away messages
11:30 a.m. “Making Your Cash Flow Work for You”       Speakers: Robin & LaVell
12:00 noon Lunch and Networking
12:45 p.m. Women Farmers – Local Panel DiscussionManaged by local facilitator
1:45 p.m. “Attention Women: YOU are a Valuable Part of Agriculture”Keynote Speaker: Sarah Beth Aubrey

Author & Farmer; Principal, Aubrey Coaching & Training LLC

Sarah Beth welcomes questions

2:45 p.m. Take-away Message Sharing and Wrap up

End of Meeting Evaluation

Future opportunities for learning

3:30 p.m. Conference Ends! Enjoy your farms and businesses with a fresh look at finance.
Move forward and do what you love the most!

This conference is happening thanks to our wonderful partners:

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Women In Agriculture, Courthouse, PO Box 550, Waterville, WA 98858, 509-745