Pennsylvania Women's Agricultural Network

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Farminars
April 24, 2017
Check out archived Farminars on our website and stay tuned for new Farminars coming your way.
Course to Focus on Vegetable Production
April 24, 2017
Registration is now open for Penn State Extension's Introduction to Vegetable Production Course! This is an 8-session course for those hoping to make the leap from vegetable gardening to production for profit or new vegetable producers wanting to refine farm management.
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.
Webinar to Address Finding New Customers
April 24, 2017
Finding new customers is a top priority for small business owners, but is often costly and time consuming.
Upcoming Women in Agriculture Workshops
April 24, 2017
Working Women's Discussion Lunch on April 26, 2017 in Meadville, PA Farm Accident Response Training May 6, 2017 in Williamsburg, PA Women Rooted in Agriculture May 10, 2017 in Chambersburg, PA
Census of Agriculture Countdown begins for America's Farmers and Ranchers
April 24, 2017
America’s farmers and ranchers will soon have the opportunity to strongly represent agriculture in their communities and industry by taking part in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Conducted every five years by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), the census, to be mailed at the end of this year, is a complete count of all U.S. farms, ranches, and those who operate them.
Upcoming PASA and CRAFT Events
April 24, 2017
Propagation Practices for the Diversified Vegetable Farm at Pennypack Farm, Farming with Horses at Sankanac CSA at Camphill Village and Fertility and Forage in the Grazing Dairy at Kauffman Organic Dairy Farm