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Women’s Ag Conference Attendees Learn from PA Farm Tour
December 6, 2011
Lancaster Farming 12/3/2011 10:00 AM By Stephanie Beeman Central Pa. Correspondent
2011 WISA Conference Early Registration Discount
September 27, 2011
Register for the 2011 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference on or before October 10 to receive a significant discount. Details at http://2011wisa/aers/psu.edu
PA-WAgN Announces 2011 WISA Conference Keynote Speaker
September 2, 2011
Keynote Speaker Karen Washington, an urban farmer, is president of the New York City Community Garden Coalition and founding member of Black Urban Growers (BUGs). With over 20 years of experience working in New York City, Karen has developed abandoned lots into successful community gardens and food initiatives.
2011 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Registration Open
September 2, 2011
Online registrations and sponsorship applications are available for the 2011 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference, November 6-8, 2011, Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, PA. Visit http://2011wisa.aers.psu.edu/ for details.
PA-WAgN Seeking Sponsorships
August 18, 2011
PA-WAgN is pleased to invite you to help sponsor the 2011 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference: Tell Your Story, hosted by The Pennsylvania Women’s Agricultural Network (PA-WAgN) which will be held on November 6-8, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. The conference will bring together farmers, growers, educators, agricultural professionals, and policy makers to share knowledge, skills, and stories for building a dynamic sustainable agriculture.
2011 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference
July 20, 2011
Call for Presenters
PA-WAgN 2010 Annual Report
May 26, 2011
PA-WAgN releases 2010 Annual Report
USDA Extends EQIP Organic Initiative Sign-up for FY 2011
April 29, 2011
NRCS announced an extension of the fiscal year (FY) 2011 sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program's (EQIP) Organic Initiative. Certified Organic and Transitioning-to-Organic producers will now be able to sign up for the Organic Initiative until May 20, 2011.
Disaster Assistance Available for Producers
April 29, 2011
FSA Administrator Reminds Affected Farmers and Ranchers of FSA Programs
CRP General Sign-up Ends April 15
April 5, 2011
(HARRISBURG, PA) April 5, 2011 - USDA Farm Service Agency Pennsylvania Executive Director Bill Wehry reminds landowners and producers that a general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) ends April 15, 2011. During this sign-up period, farmers and ranchers may offer eligible land through the local Farm Service Agency county office.
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and Assistant Attorney General West Announce Process to Resolve Discrimination Claims of Hispanic and Women Farmers
March 17, 2011
Obama Administration’s Efforts Will Bring Finality to Longstanding Claims of Discrimination in USDA Program Delivery.