“Women in Ag” conference Feb. 11 at NOC’s Renfro Center

Ponca City Now - January 22, 2016 11:41 am

“Winds of Change,” the 2016 Women in Agriculture Conference, will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Renfro Center at Northern Oklahoma College in Tonkawa.

The keynote speaker will be Lyndall Stout, director of Oklahoma State University’s Ag Communications and SUNUP TV host.

Several choices are available for morning and afternoon breakout sessions.

Morning sessions include Farm Transitions and Estate Planning with Shannon Ferrell, OSU Ag Economics Department; Back Yard Poultry 101 with Dana Zook and Corbin Dewitt, OSU Extension educators; So You Want to Take a Trip with Pam Smith of Global Dream Vacations; and Food Labels: What Do They Mean?, with Sarah Weeks, Gordon Cooper Technology Center.

Afternoon sessions include Farm Leases with Damona Doye, OSU Ag Economics Department; Management for Improved Performance in Beef Cattle with Dana Zook and Corbin Dewitt, OSU Extension educators; Organic Gardening 101, with David Hillock, OSU assistant Extension Horticulture Specialist, and Wind Turbine Development, with Jeff Neves, Amshore Energy and Graham Furlong, Duke Energy.

The conference provides a continental breakfast, catered lunch, informational booths, goodie bags and door prizes.

Pre-registration is $15 per person. Cost at the door is $25 per person. Checks are due by Feb. 1 and may be made payable to “Women in Ag.” They can be mailed to c/o Kay County Conservation District, 5501 N. Pleasant View Ave., Newkirk, OK 74647 or the Noble County Conservation District, 1302 Highway 77 North, Perry, OK, 73077.

For additional information, please call or email Kay County Conservation District at 580-362-2438, [email protected] or Noble County Conservation District, 580-336-2003, [email protected].

Additional information and forms are available at www.kaycountyconservation.com.


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