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Purdue Women In Agriculture Regional Meeting Is March 19

It is not uncommon to find women working alongside their spouses or even on their own to help their families and farms prosper and grow. The Purdue Extension Women in Ag Team is committed to providing educational opportunities, current resources and a network of support to position all women for success in the agriculture industry through skill development, confidant decision-making, and personal well-being.

On Thursday, March 19, the Purdue Women in Agriculture Regional Meeting will take place at the Putnam County Fairgrounds in Greencastle. Registration will start at 9:30 a.m. with the program running from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from Purdue professors and Extension educators on a range of topics including: Risk Management for Grain Marketing, Capitalizing on the Generations Involved in Your Family Farm, Heart Health, Creating Goals and Clearly Communicating Them, and the emergency management tool entitled Code Red.

Registration for this event is required by Thursday, March 12th to ensure adequate materials and lunches are available for all attendees. Costs is $30 per person. For more information, contact Purdue Extension Putnam County at 765-653-8411, or via email to smith535@purdue.edu. If you require auxiliary aids and services due to a disability or have a special foods needs, call 574-372-2340 by Thursday, March 12th.

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