Women in Agriculture Conference
“Pump Up Your Financial Fitness”
is the theme for the seventh annual Women in Agriculture Conference. Join Washington State University Extension for this one-day conference that will be engaging, interactive, full of inspiration, learning and networking with other women farmers. The conference is held simultaneously in 34 locations throughout Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.
Robin Reid and LaVell Winsor will present, “How Does Your Cash Flow.” Together they will help you build and improve your annual cash flow system. You will learn strategies to start projections for the coming year, monitor cash flow against actual income and manage family living expenses.
“Attention Women: YOU are a Valuable Part of Agriculture”
Keynote speaker Sarah Beth Aubrey will discuss ways to prioritize and do the most important things first. You will hear “fresh facts” from research that prove the distinct value women bring to the farm! You won’t want to miss her ideas for encouraging women to farm and some easy ways to develop the women you employ. This is the right time for women to celebrate their contribution to agriculture and be recognized for their unique impact!
Each event location will have a panel of local women farmers who will talk about how they balance their lives – with their top tips for handling finances and their personal lives.
Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and interact. It will be a full day of learning and networking!
This conference is designed for all women farmers and anyone who works with women farmers. If you have been farming for years, are a new and aspiring farmer, a banker, lender or anyone in the agricultural industry, this conference is for you!.
Registrations fees are: $30 if you register between September 10 and October 14; $35 if you register between October 15 and October 26. Your registration fee includes a light breakfast, lunch and all the conference materials, along with a great bag to take everything home!
- Washington: Bremerton, Chehalis, Colville, Coupeville, Mount Vernon, Nespelem, Olympia, Pasco, Port Hadlock, Pullman, Renton, Republic, Ritzville, Spokane, Vancouver, Walla Walla, Wenatchee, White Salmon and Yakima
- Idaho: Bonners Ferry, Caldwell, Coeur d’Alene, McCall, Sandpoint and Twin Falls
- Oregon: La Grande, Prineville, Salem and The Dalles
- Montana: Bozeman
- Alaska: Delta Junction, Fairbanks, Kenai and Palmer