Register for this year's conference by going to our website at womeninag.wsu.edu and clicking on the BROWN PAPER TICKETS icon on the right hand side of the page. Choose your event site and ticket option. Very easy!
"Pump Up Your Financial Fitness"
is the theme for the seventh annual Women in Agriculture Conference. Join us for this one-day conference that will be engaging, interactive, full of inspiration, learning and networking with other women farmers. The conference is held simultaneously in 35 locations throughout Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.
Robin Reid LaVell Winsor
Farm Economist Farm Analyst
Robin was raised on a family farm and now, as a farm economist, helps farmers understand farm financial management. She knows the importance of sound recordkeeping. LaVell is a third-generation farmer and assists farmers in analyzing their businesses and making decisions based on their farm financials. Together, Robin and
LaVell help build and improve annual cash flow systems. They teach strategies to start projections for the next year, monitor cash flow against actual income and manage family living expenses.
Sarah Beth Aubrey
Author, Farmer, Principal
Sarah Beth and her husband raise cattle in Indiana and, as entrepreneurs, launched a retail meat business. Her mission as a farmer and agricultural business consultant is to help women be successful and profitable doing "what they love the most." She teaches new ways to prioritize and how to do the most important things first. She gives her audience "fresh facts" from research that prove the distinct value women bring to the farm. She encourages women to farm!
Each event location will have a panel of local women farmers who will talk about how they balance their lives - with their top tips for handling finances and their personal lives.
Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and interact. It will be a full day of learning and networking!
This conference is designed for all women farmers and anyone who works with women farmers. If you have been farming for years, are a new and aspiring farmer, a banker, lender or anyone in the agricultural industry, this conference is for you!
Registrations fees are: $30 if you register between September 10 and October 14; $35 if you register between October 15 and October 26. Your registration fee includes a light breakfast, lunch and all the conference materials, along with a great bag to take everything home!
Washington: Bremerton, Chehalis, Colville, Coupeville, Mount Vernon, Nespelem, Olympia, Pasco, Port Hadlock, Pullman, Renton, Republic, Ritzville, Spokane, Vancouver, Walla Walla, Wenatchee, White Salmon and Yakima
Idaho: Bonners Ferry, Caldwell, Coeur d'Alene, McCall, Sandpoint and Twin Falls
La Grande, Prineville, Salem and The Dalles
Montana: Bozeman and Great Falls
Alaska: Delta Junction, Fairbanks, Kenai and Palmer
For more information, find event locations or to register, visit WomenInAg.wsu.edu or contact us at WSU Extension.