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K-State Research and Extension
123 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3401

December 15, 2015

Her AgriCULTURE Story

Submitted by Janel Koons

2016 Women Managing the Farm

Registration for the 2016 Women Managing the Farm Conference on February 4-5 is available. Developed for female landowners, managers and partners, now is the time to circulate information to audiences across Kansas. Please read below for further information and consider sharing it on the web, in newsletters and at upcoming meetings. Event reminder bookmarks as well as various electronic files are available by emailing jksu@ksu.edu.
Experience a conference designed for women with a vested interest in a farm or ranch operation, whether they are owners, partners or beginners just starting in agriculture. Women Managing the Farm focuses on the active roles women play in all aspects of financial and risk management while also addressing the unique dynamics of the agricultural operation and the household. Topics include: production, management, finances, legal, relationships and health.

The 2016 Women Managing the Farm Conference takes place February 4-5 in Manhattan, Kansas. This year’s theme is Her AgriCULTURE Story: Wisdom, Stewardship, Heritage, with keynote speakers Bonnie Lynn-Sherow, associate professor of history, Kansas State University; Amy H. Gales, Executive Vice President, CoBank; Mykel Taylor, ag economist, Kansas State University; and Mary Lee Chin, dietitian. Pre-conference workshops will also be offered on February 3 and will focus on working with Excel spreadsheets, livestock handling and growing grain knowledge. Conference information, registration and scholarship applications are available at womenmanagingthefarm.info.