Conference: Women in Agriculture & Small Business
741 N. Phillips Ave Oklahoma City
Mark your calendars for the upcoming annual statewide conference for women in agriculture and small business on August 9-10 in Oklahoma City, OK. The 2-day conference offers a variety of sessions to assist participants in successfully managing risk for their families, farms and/or businesses.
The 2018 conference will feature three keynote speakers: Dr. Janeal Wyn Yancey, professor and author of the popular Mom at the Meat Counter blog; Rebecca Long Chaney, author and rancher, who will share her keynote “Dare to Risk Life Change,” which highlights the trials and tribulations during a life-changing adventure on a million-acre cattle ranch in the Australian Outback; and Marcy Luter, management development training coordinator at Meridian Technology Century, who will share her expertise on how to make better decisions in life and work.
Concurrent sessions are offered from four tracks—agriculture, beginning farmer, alternative enterprises and business and finance—with participants able to choose whatever session is of most value to them. Registration will be $50 per person by August 3 or $60 at the door (includes 2 lunches, breaks, and breakfast Friday). For more information contact Sara Siems at 405-744-9826.
Interested in attending an Annie’s Project Workshop for Farm/Ranch Women?
Annie’s Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational programs designed to strengthen women’s roles in the modern farm enterprise. During a series of 6 sessions, the program focuses on the 5 areas of risk management: Production, Financial, Marketing, Legal and Human Resource Risk. For more information, please visit the Oklahoma Annie’s Project website or the National Annie’s Project website.
If you are interested in attending an Annie’s Project workshop in your area, please contact your local FCS or Ag educator. For other Annie’s Project related questions, you are welcome to contact state coordinators Dr. Damona Doye or Sara Siems at 405-744-9836.