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

October 10, 2017

2018 Women Managing the Farm Conference

Submitted by Janel Koons

Women Managing the Farm

"Maximizing My Influence: Farm | Community | Consumers" is the theme of the next Women Managing the Farm Conference planned for February 15-16, 2018 in Manhattan. The event will bring together women from many sectors and proficiencies in agriculture and provide them with insights for building their agricultural story and managing their farm investment. During the two-day conference, attendees choose from over 30 presentations covering many agricultural topics, including: farm finances, agricultural and estate law, production, marketing, management, relationships and health.

Sessions are designed to keep women informed of the latest advancements in the farming community, and networking sessions are tailored to agricultural partners, independent producers, helpers, absentee landowners, industry career women, and business managers. Pre-conference workshops will also be offered on February 14.

General session presenters include Marji Guyler-Alaniz, founder and president of FarmHer; Naomi Blohm, senior market advisor with Stewart-Peterson Brokerage Solutions; and Mary B. Lucas, author of Lunch Meat & Life Lessons.

Women Managing the Farm Conference information is available at womenmanagingthefarm.com or by calling 800-432-8222. Registration and scholarship information will be available around the first of November. There is also the opportunity to submit proposals for breakout sessions. The deadline for submitting suggestions is October 13, 2017.

Breakout Session Application