$50 – $70

Connecting Women in Ag Conference

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Heartland Acres Agribition Center

2600 Swan Lake Boulevard

Independence, IA 50644

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Get ready for a day of networking, agriculture education and fun at the Connecting Women in Ag Conference.

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All women involved in agriculture, connected to the land and our rural communities are encouraged to attend the Connecting Women in Ag Conference hosted by Buchanan County Women, Land and Legacy. The one-day seminar will feature keynote speakers Laura Daniels, founder of the Dairy Girl Network and Cristen Clark, Food & Swine blogger and agriculture advocate.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to browse our vendor area and tour the Heartland Acres Agriculture Museum and Agribition Center. Thank you to our title sponsor BankIowa.

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Schedule of Events

8-8:45 am: Registration and vendor booths available for shopping

8:45-10 am: Welcome and Keynote, Laura Daniels

10-10:10 am: Break

10:10-11:10 am: Panel "Diversifying Your Farm" featuring Shari Sell Bakker Farm Sweet Farm Candles & Bakker Bros Show Pigs and Kathy Wulfekuhle, G&W Pork and HidnBeauty Decorating

11:10 am -12:30 pm: Lunch, shopping, networking

12:30-1:30 pm: Keynote, Cristen Clark

1:30-2:00 pm: Break

2:00-3:45 pm: Afternoon Breakouts. Choose between two of the following breakouts sessions.

  • Crystal Blin, Sharing Your Agriculture Story Through Social Media
  • Lucretia Mangrich, Understanding Your Farm Finances
  • Sarah Kielly, The Ins and Outs of Value-Added Products

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Attendees do not have to be residents of Buchanan County to attend.

If you are interested in a vendor space please contact Lacy Short at lacy@montiwest.com.

All other inquiries can be directed to (319) 334-7161 or wll.buchanan.women@gmail.com. Women, Land and Legacy is a USDA education and outreach program that empowers female landowners and farmers to be agents of positive change in their communities through active participation, educational sessions and networking opportunities.

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2600 Swan Lake Boulevard

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