Women in Ag Programs for 21st Century Farms and Ranches

Women in Ag Programs for 21st Century Farms and Ranches: Best practices & innovative approaches Nov. 29, 2016, 8 am – 5 pm, DoubleTree by Hilton, Portland Oregon

Why attend? By the end of this full day, interactive workshop you will be able to deliver more engaging and effective programs for beginning women farmers and ranchers. See the draft agenda, learning goals, and workshop planning committee.

Who should attend? We seek a diverse group of US agricultural educators and service providers. Whether you represent Extension, a nonprofit organization, government agency or agribusiness, you are encouraged to apply. Farmers and ranchers who offer farmer training programs are also eligible. Apply now using our online form.

Post Workshop Support:  Follow-up networking, mentoring and support in developing, modifying and expanding women in ag programs will be available you upon request.

Cost: The workshop, including breakfast and lunch on Nov. 29, is being offered at no charge. Additionally, if you apply by October 14, you’re eligible for a stipend to cover one night’s lodging (11/28) at the DoubleTree.

How to Apply: Submit the online application form by October 26, 2016. Completed applications from eligible individuals will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited however, and submitting an application does not guarantee acceptance.

Not sure if this workshop is for you? Need help finding additional travel support? Contact Beth Holtzman (beth.holtzman@uvm.edu or 802-476-2003) with your questions.


Continue the learning at the 2016 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference

The workshop immediately precedes the 2016 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference (11/30-12/2), This event features inspiring plenary sessions, practical workshop sessions, a diverse sponsor trade show, an author round table, tours of area farms and food business and more! Learn more about the conference and register at: http://2016wisa.org/

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