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A Special Day for Women in Agriculture

By: Pauline Van Nurden, Extension Educator

There is still time to register for the first ever Women in Agriculture Conference!

This event will be hosted by University of Minnesota Extension. The day promises to provide an outstanding line up of speakers and breakout sessions. And, there will be ample opportunity for networking with other Women in Agriculture.

Details of the day include: 
  • Date: Thurs., Feb. 18th
  • Location: Kelly Inn, St. Cloud, MN (100 4th Ave S., St. Cloud, MN 56301) 
  • Registration: 9:00 am
  • Conference: 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Speakers and Sessions include:
  • Keynote Speaker:     Dr. Robert Milligan - “Leadership for a Successful Tomorrow”
  • Breakout Sessions: 
    • Farm Transition: Where Do I Begin?  
    • Compensation & Payroll for Agricultural Labor in MN.  
    • Agvocating for Your Farm.  
    • Managing the Political Landscape. 
    • Improving Communication on the Farm – Life is About Relationships. 
  • Table Talks:     Small Group Discussions with our Experts…
    • Barriers for Women in Leadership. 
    • Resources for Farm Safety. 
    • Your Leadership Role on the Farm. 
    • Long Term Health Care Planning: Is it Really an Issue for Me? 
    • Farm Bill Outlook. 
    • Successful Farm Management
For full details, see the schedule at:  women in agriculture conference

Register today! Registration is only $45 until Feb. 12th. To register go to

For more information on the conference visit women in agriculture conference. Feel free to contact Pauline Van Nurden at or 320.235.0726 ext 2008 with questions.

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