Pennsylvania Women's Agricultural Network

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Participants at workshop on Yeehaw Farm.
Non-PA-WAgN Events
April 25, 2018
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April 24, 2017
Check out archived Farminars on our website and stay tuned for new Farminars coming your way.
"How to Conduct Research on Your Farm or Ranch" Resource is now available from SARE
March 14, 2017
Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) has released a revised version of How to Conduct Research on Your Farm or Ranch.
New Guide Simplifies Federal Programs for Farmers
March 14, 2017
Which U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) agencies have programs that are tailored to meet the needs of diversified farming operations, organic growers, or beginning farmers? What resources are available for small- and mid-sized growers looking to reach expanding regional markets, and where can you find them?
Free Online Resources from Practical Farmers of Iowa's January Conference
March 14, 2017
Practical Farmers of Iowa is making videos, presentation slides, and handouts available free online from sessions at its annual conference, held in January 2017.
Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Program is accepting applicants
March 14, 2017
The two-year Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Program is accepting applicants. The program requires 4,000 hours of instruction, including 277 hours of online classes, and on-the-job training.
Balancing Food Production and Environmental Impacts
March 14, 2017
Penn State research published in Bioscience suggests that world food production likely will need to increase between 25% and 70% to meet 2050 demand, rather than needing to double as is frequently posited. Furthermore, according to the researchers, agriculture's environmental impacts are increasing and must drop dramatically to maintain clean water and stabilize the climate.