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The Women's Agricultural Network

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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...

Growing a Business while Growing Up

Originally published in UVM New Farmer Blog With her prize-winning registered Border Leicester sheep flock, Lydia Smith is a beginning farmer to watch. Lydia’s business, Echo Ridge Flock, sells breeding stock, feeder lambs, raw fleeces, wool blankets, pelts and meat, and … Continue reading read more »

Posted on 21 October 2018 | 2:01 pm

Drought Relief for VT Livestock Producers: Apply by Oct. 19

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that livestock producers impacted by drought are encouraged to apply by October 19, 2018, to receive assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The financial assistance will help farmers install conservation practices to help alleviate limited water supplies.  Continue reading read more »

Posted on 1 October 2018 | 10:48 am

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