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 West Virginia Agri-Women to Hold Quarterly Meeting

8/9/2017

Charleston, WV - West Virginia Agri-Women, a state-wide organization aimed at assisting females in the industry and those just starting out, will hold their summer quarterly meeting and farm tour on Sunday, August 27 beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the Delaware Valley Llama Farm in Mountain, WV. Members, as well as those interested in joining, are invited to attend.
The afternoon will begin with a tour of the farm and a mock whole farm review conducted by WVU Extension. It will give participants a chance to see how the process works, how they can prepare for a review of their own and the importance of sustainability and farm management to a successful agribusiness. Extension specialists will be on hand to answer any questions.
"Female farmers are starting to run more and more farm operations throughout the country. They are an ever-growing, important part of agriculture's future," said Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt. "I applaud the West Virginia Agri-Women for not only sponsoring this event but adding a learning component. It's extremely important that our farmers, growers and producers have access to continuing education and opportunities to share their knowledge with one another."
          The tour winds up at 4 p.m. with a picnic. The quarterly meeting will follow.
Reservations are requested for the tour and meeting no later than Monday, August 21 through Norma Davis at davisnj26415@gmail.com. For more information about West Virginia Agri-Women, contact Brandy Brabham at 304-531-1206 or brandy.brabham@gmail.com


Contact Information

Crescent Gallagher, Communications Director cgallagher@wvda.us, 304-558-3708 or 304-380-3922
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East State Capitol, Room E-28, Charleston, WV, 25305-0170 P: (304) 558-3550 F: (304) 558-2203

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