Pennsylvania Women's Agricultural Network

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Registration Open for PA-WAgN Annual Symposium
September 5, 2017
PA-WAgN and Presenting Sponsor Kitchen Table Consultants (in cooperation with Community Partner PASA) present our annual symposium on December 6, 2017 at Celebration Hall in State College, PA. Cost is $50 for the day which includes lunch and snacks. Some scholarships are available.
Apple Plot Field Day rescheduled to Sept 7th
September 5, 2017
Join Penn State Extension at Scholl Orchards to learn about the Models for the Future research project and to see results on cover crops, nematodes, and soil health.
The Value Added Producer Grant program is now accepting applications
September 5, 2017
The Value-Added Producer Grant is a resource for anyone looking to start or enhance an already value-added product sales asset to farm sales.
9/11 webinar, Farmers Markets as Engines of Economic Activity: Power in Numbers
September 5, 2017
Upcoming webinar from Michigan State looks at Farm Markets and the influence on economic growth. may be of interest for all working with or selling at farmers markets.
Report Highlights Barriers and Opportunities for Farmers Interested in Organic
May 8, 2017
Farmers enter into organic production for many reasons, chief among them are typically a concern for the conservation of natural resources and environmental protection and a desire to benefit from the higher price points that organic products typically demand.
April 24, 2017
Check out archived Farminars on our website and stay tuned for new Farminars coming your way.
Report Highlights Changes in CSA Models
April 24, 2017
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2017—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released a report, Community Supported Agriculture: New Models for Changing Markets, highlighting six case studies of farmers using the community supported agriculture (CSA) direct-to-consumer business model and how that model has changed since the 1980s.