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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Early Bird Registration Extended!


Early bird registration for the 2017 Women in Ag Network Conference Planning Our Future has been extended to Feb. 7th!  Register today to receive this discounted rate of $45 online (or $50 by phone).

There is a great line up of speakers and events for the day.  Included is our keynote presenter Lilia McFarland.  Lilia is the new and beginning farmer and rancher program coordinator for USDA.  Her message is titled, "Planting Seeds for the Future" is sure to be thought provoking and inspiring.  There are also breakout sessions on a plethora of topics including entrepreneurship, marketing, business planning, communications, stress management, budgeting, and goal setting.  Another highlight of the day will be our panel focused on Finding and Maintaining Personal Balance in Life.  Panelists include Natasha Mortenson (moderator), Amanda Freund, Alise Sjostrom, and Marianne Peterson.  The day will offer plenty of networking opportunities as well.

For registration and additional conference details, please visit:  http://www.extension.umn.edu/women-ag.

The Women in Ag Network was formed to provide educational opportunities for women involved in agriculture, to enhance their leadership, management, and production abilities.  Our goal is to connect women to relevant, research-based education and to each other.  For updates, see our webpage or like our Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/umnextwomeninag.

Funding for this project was provided by the North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center, the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Award Number 2015-49200-24226.


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