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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...

Women in Sustainable Ag Conference Soliciting Workshop Proposals

The 5th National Conference for Women in Sustainable Agriculture is calling for workshop proposal ideas that will build a rich program for attendees. The conference will take place November 30-December 2, 2016, in Portland, OR. The conference theme is Making … Continue reading read more »

Posted on 20 February 2016 | 7:28 pm

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

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