Women as New and Beginning Farmers; a USDA Ag Women Lead Engagement Call

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 1:00pm
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The USDA's Ag Women Lead team is hosting the second in a series of several engagement calls. Iowa's very own Pam Johnson, former President of the National Corn Growers Association ia a guest speaker. Women across the country are invited to jon by telephone. The theme is “Women as New and Beginning Farmers, Ranchers, and Producers”. If you are looking to start a career on the farm or ranch, or have just begun your career and are looking for guidance, please join Ag Women Lead as they hear from experts on tools available to you, what to expect, and how women can help each other succeed. Three featured speakers will share their wisdom and then you will have the opportunity to ask questions of them or your peers.
 
Featured Speakers:

  • Lilia McFarland, New Farmer Coordinator, USDA
  • Pam Johnson, 6th generation farmer, former President of the National Corn Growers Association
  • A-dae Romero, Director of Community Development for Pulama Lana’i, HI, contributor to the First Nations Development Institute, co-Founder and former Executive    Director of Cochiti Pueblo, NM

The call will be on Wednesday, April 13th from 2:00-3:00 pm EST (1:00 pm Central Time), and you can join by calling into 888-844-9904 with the passcode 9041474#. If you have questions on logistics, or any questions for our guest speakers that you would like to submit in advance, please email them to agwomenlead@usda.gov by April 13th at 12:00pm EST.

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