Midwestern farm women conference set in Shipshewana


SHIPSHEWANA, Ind. — The annual Midwest Women in Agriculture conference will be Feb. 29 to March 1 at the Shipshewana Town Center, 760 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana, Ind.


Speaker Jane Herlog will talk about women who are trying to live their legacies and how to empower women to handle business and personal challenges with grace and humor.

The other keynote speaker, Pam Boocher, senior marketing associate from Elanco, will explore the benefits of modern, efficient technology used in food production in her speech. Other topics covered at the conference will include farm marketing, estate basics, grain bin safety, depression in women and couponing.


The conference fee is $80 for one day or $90 for both if registered before Feb. 15. After Feb. 15, the cost is $115 for one day or $140 for both days. The fee includes lunch on both days and dinner the first evening.

Lodging is not included in the registration fee. There will be a hotel room block available for conference attendees at Amish Country Inn, 800 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana, 260-765-7688. To receive the conference rate, reservations must be made by Feb. 15.

To register or for more information, visit the Purdue University Women in Agriculture website at http://www.agriculture.purdue.edu/wia.

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