Two PA-WAgN members to be on eXtension Webinar December 2nd so Tune In.
November 20, 2014
Carolyn Sachs, PA-WAgN Working Group member and Professor of Rural Sociology, and Lyn Garling, PA-WAgN At-Large Farmer along with Virgina Harris of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will speak on eXtension's webinar " By the Numbers - What the 2012 Census of Ag Tells us about Women Farm and Ranch Operators."
Nominate a Woman farmer or Business for PA-WAgN's First Annual Awards
November 20, 2014
Two new awards to be given at PA-WAgN's Annual Networking Symposium will honor those who have helped to further the value of women farmers.
PA-WAgN's One-Day Networking Symposium Approaching Quickly: Register Now!
November 20, 2014
The Pennsylvania Women’s Agricultural Network will deliver a One-Day Networking Symposium – Women Farmers: Heroes of Our Communities, on December 8, 2014, at the Penn Stater Conference Center, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Beginning of December is a Busy Time for Those Seeking Education.
November 20, 2014
Four major educational events are happening in the beginning of December: PA-WAgN's Symposium on Dec 8th, PA Farmers' Union Meeting on Dec. 6th, Growing PA's Organic Farms Conference on Dec. 9th & 10th and PSU Extension's Two-Day Organic Vegetable Intensive on Dec. 11th & 12th.
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Article Describes
November 20, 2014
The Risk Management Agency released the new Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) insurance policy. You can read about on NSAC's website.
The Cover Crop Cocktail Hour
November 20, 2014
Read about the multidisciplinary project funded by the USDA's Organic Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) named "Finding the Right Mix: Multifunctional Cover Crop Cocktails for Organic Systems."
PA Certified Organic Looking for a Staff Accountant
November 20, 2014
PA Certified Organic has an opening for a Staff Accountant.
2014 Strategic Marketing Conference in Canandaigua, NY
November 7, 2014
Women farmers can learn a variety of marketing skills and strategies to expand their farm enterprises at the Strategic Marketing Conference.
CRS Farmer-to-Farmer Program
November 7, 2014
Opportunity for women farmers to assist Catholic Relief Services in farmer-to-farmer learning in East Africa through short term assignments.
Opportunities for Sponsors at PA-WAgN's Annual Symposium
November 6, 2014
Sponsorship/exhibitor opportunities available for PA-WAgN's annual one-day networking symposium, "Women Farmers: Heroes in Our Communities,” with keynote speaker Christine Anthony, producer of the film "Terra Firma."
Beginning Farmer Training Program
November 3, 2014
PA-WAgN is sharing this opportunity with our members who may be looking for much more in depth training as a beginning farmer than our mentor programs can offer.
The Seed Farm Accepting Applications
September 25, 2014
The Seed Farm’s New Farmer Training Program is now accepting applications for its 2015 season.
Optimizing Cattle and Forage: Dairy Genetics and Pasture Management Field Day held at Hameau Farm
September 24, 2014
An information packed field day was held at Hameau Farm in Mifflin County. Participants learned about how to assess your pastures for quality forage and how to use genetics and genomics in building the herd.
USDA Developing 3 New Local Food Directories
September 15, 2014
USDA’s National Farmers Market Directory is a valuable tool for consumers, farmers, and ranchers. Therefore, they are expanding the program to three new food directories.
PA-WAgN One-Day Networking Symposium
August 12, 2014
The Pennsylvania Women’s Agricultural Network is working diligently to deliver another successful One-Day Networking Symposium – Women Farmers: Heroes of Our Communities, slated for December 8, 2014, at the Penn Stater Conference Center, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
2014 Women Farmer Day a Success
August 12, 2014
Women farmers across the state celebrate the importance of women in agriculture with networking, singing, speakers, sales and promoting local farmers.