Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference
August 26, 2010
Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference, November 1-3, 2010, Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, Vermont - Bringing together farmers, ranchers, educators, agricultural service prodivers and activites to build production and business skills; share educational and organizational strategies; and forge new connections that support farm women in the Northeast.
Rodale Hosts the Pennsylvania Women's Agricultural Network
August 9, 2010
The Pennsylvania Women's Agricultural Network (PA-WAgN) and the Rodale Institute partnered on June 4th to showcase Rodale’s latest research in organics and provide a great opportunity for farmer-to- farmer networking. Are you interested in measuring your soil organic matter instantly in the field? Are you tired of throwing away plastic mulch? Read on.
Farmer-to-farmer Information Sharing
March 15, 2010
PA-WAgN launches a farmer-to-farmer information sharing tool. This is an educational program for women in agriculture designed to enhance peer learning, mentoring, and networking. Features of this online learning community include case studies about the farms that host field days; discussion boards; resource sharing of video clips, photos, and stories about successes in agriculture.
PA-WAgN awarded USDA New & Beginning Farmer Grant
March 15, 2010
PA-WAgN has been awarded a three-year New & Beginning Farmer Grant from the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food & Agriculture. This new effort involves developing new educational efforts to link new & beginning women farmers with experienced women farmers.