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Registration due for Women in Ag conference in Washington County

Mar 07, 2017

WASHINGTON, Iowa — The first Women in Agriculture Conference will begin at The conference starts at 8:30 a.m. March 25 at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

The conference is geared toward giving women of all ages the tools to cultivate, plant, and grow in their chosen agricultural field.

Farmer, author and professional speaker Jolene Brown from West Branch will be the keynote speaker. She promises to leave attendees with ideas and inspirations taken from real-life stories. She will speak at both the morning and afternoon sessions.

Wendy Wintersteen, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University will be joining conference attendees for lunch to share her personal experiences of being a woman in agriculture. Lunch will be provided.

The conference will end around 3 p.m.

Registration to attend is $25 or $15 for students. Register by calling the Washington County Extension Office at 319-653-4811 or online at https://goo.gl/forms/HldT8VrZiCCL79gj1.

The registration deadline is March 17. Late registrations are $35 and will be accepted based on availability.

To learn more about the Women in Agriculture Conference, call the Washington County Extension Office at 319-653-4811.

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