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Women in Agriculture

A forum for women running and working on the farm

Members: 33
Latest Activity: Oct 23, 2014

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Women and Farming - Strategic Iniative - School Project

Hello!I am in the Assaulted Women and Children’s Counsellor/Advocacy program at George Brown College. I am currently working on a project with a group that looks at the impacts of globalization and…Continue

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Hi everyone! I am a third-year journalism student at Loyalist College. Currently, I am working on a documentary about women on the family farm.I want to explore how these days, women are taking on…Continue

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Started by Katrina Geenevasen. Last reply by Katrina Geenevasen Nov 14, 2011.

heads up

headsup for those who stick with us through good and not so good times.

Started by rein minnema Nov 10, 2009.

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Comment by Gayl Creutzberg on September 13, 2010 at 4:56pm
Hello Farm Women, Have you seen this?

Women in Agri-Business Symposium
October 13, 2010
Springfield Golf & Country Club
2054 Gordon St., Guelph, ON

For more information: susan.tfio@sympatico.ca

Goals:
 To invest in leadership and business skills specifically for women in rural, agriculture
and agri-food business sectors.
 To encourage/foster women in agri-business leadership roles.
 To provide an opportunity for women to network with others in the industry.
Who should attend:
Canadian women involved in:
 agricultural businesses from farm through to retail;
 agricultural leadership roles either within an association/company/agency or on Boards and
Committees
And, men may attend too!
Cost: $226.00 ($200 plus $26.00 HST) per person after September 10, 2010
Comment by Isaac nunoo on July 21, 2010 at 1:07pm
Is there any program for all member by the end of the year to share their experience in the field of Agriculture.
Comment by Mackenna Roth on July 21, 2010 at 11:04am
Thank you so much for the resource!
Comment by Sandra Dales on July 20, 2010 at 1:28pm
Inducted into the Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame are:
Adelaide S. Hoodless
and Dr. E. Cora Hind - there may be a few others if you check the website http://www.cahfa.com/
Comment by Mackenna Roth on July 18, 2010 at 3:05pm
Hi Ladies,
I am working on a calender for the Queen of the Furrow program and the theme is the value of women in agriculture. Im looking for any facts, important dates, achievements. etc to add. If you know of any resources I would be able to access your help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks,
Mackenna Roth
mackennaroth@gmail.com
Comment by rein minnema on November 30, 2009 at 9:29pm
good luck and I hope you make a difference
Comment by Avia Eek on November 30, 2009 at 8:52pm
I am the only woman who sits on the Holland Marsh Grower's Association Board (the Farmers voted for me last November--I was honoured, since I beat out a male Farmer--evil, knowing laugh). Our 2nd AGM is on Thursday, we'll see if I remain on the Board!
Comment by Avia Eek on November 10, 2009 at 10:58am
I believe having a woman's perspective and input on an operation, can be invaluable to a farming operation. We see things a little differently sometimes, which is a definite benefit in the long run. My husband and I are a team, a good one, but that's because I don't hold back--he gets my opinion whether he wants it or not!
Comment by rein minnema on November 9, 2009 at 10:19pm
What is going on here???
Lets give the ladies a high five, what is agriculture without the support of a women???????
 

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