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Women in Ag Conference

Female peach grower holding peaches in front of tree. 2022 West Virginia Women in Agriculture Conference

The annual West Virginia Women in Agriculture Conference provides research-based and practical educational opportunities for agribusiness women while fostering networking and leadership development. Workshops focus on the five areas of risk management and production enterprises. Farm tours highlight successful operations and provide opportunities for participants to learn from other’s experiences. The conference rotates annually to demonstrate the diversity of agricultural enterprises throughout West Virginia.

Save the Date! 

The date for our next Women in Agriculture Conference has been set. Plan to join us for the the 2022 conference on November 18-19 at the Resort at Glade Springs in Daniels, West Virginia! 

More information will be available in summer 2022, so don't forget to check back!

Keynote Speaker:

Michele Payn, of Cause Matters, will be speaking on resiliency in agriculture focusing on mental health and self-care. 

Women in Ag Learning Objectives:

  • Education: Find information easily obtained, retained and understandable from discussion-based teaching experiences at the conference.
  • Collaboration: Learn how to more effectively connect with other producers, funders, service providers and governmental representatives.
  • Leadership: Understand the importance of developing leadership skills and sharing them to increase successes in the agriculture and natural resources industry.
  • Economic: Adopt strategies that will lead to improved efficiency and increase small farm and agribusiness sustainability in West Virginia.

We look forward to seeing you virtually in November!