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The Women's Agricultural Network


Welcome to the Women's Agricultural Network website! We have been providing education and technical assistance geared to the needs of women farmers since 1995. We work with established, beginning and aspiring farmers. Please take a few minutes to explore the information and learning opportunities we offer. If you cannot find what you are looking for let us know. Materials are always being added so check back often.

The Women’s Agricultural Network (WAgN) is a collaborative effort of the University of Vermont Extension and the United States Department of Agriculture.

Latest from the Women's Agricultural Network blog...

What’s in a Name? Farmer, Rancher, Grower…and more!

[Note: I first wrote this article almost twenty years ago. Recent discussions I’ve been following in various groups prompted me to dig it out and brush it off for a new generation.]     “When will I be a farmer?” I … Continue reading read more »

Posted on 9 October 2015 | 11:14 am

Name that Conference!

Calling all brilliant, creative women farmers, ranchers and sustainable agriculture advocates: Submit a super theme, tagline and/or logo for the 2016 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference. The conference will be held in Portland Oregon, and is being organized by a multi-state … Continue reading read more »

Posted on 4 September 2015 | 9:52 am

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