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SAVE THE DATE- Feb 22-23, 2018 Women in Agriculture Conference
February 22 @ 8:00 am - February 23 @ 5:00 pm$125
The Nebraska Women in Agriculture (WIA) Conference is an annual two-day event designed to educate and uplift women producers involved in any aspect of Nebraska’s agricultural industry. Through workshops and presentations, attendees will learn how to better manage risk, improve their farms and ranches and become more successful operators and business partners.
The Women in Agriculture Conference will be held on Thursday, February 22 to Friday, February 23, 2018 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney, NE. Early bird registration is $125, with registration after Feb 5th at $150.
This conference focuses on the five areas of agricultural risk management. Over 30 concurrent workshops will be hosted over the two-day event that focus on:
Ruth Hambleton, the founder of Annie’s Project, is a keynote speaker who will empower and educate women producers. Ruth counseled hundreds of Farm Families through the 1980’s and brings fresh hope for the current financial crunch.
Ann Finkner, Farm Credit Services of America Senior Vice President Chief Administrative Officer, will be the Capstone Speaker. Ann understands the complexity, stress, and multiple roles women in agriculture face and will share resources to help women recharge themselves.
For more information, visit the Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference facebook page or visit http://wia.unl.edu.