American Agri-Women

Six agvocates recognized as outstanding agricultural mentors

· May 24, 2018

A shout out to these six ag industry members who were recently selected as 2018 Outstanding Agricultural Mentors at the Women’s Agricultural Leadership Conference in Chaska, Minnesota. The Outstanding Agricultural Mentors for 2018 are: Jan Albrecht, retired dairy farmer; Joel Larsen, Program Specialist for Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources at the Minnesota Department of Education; […]

Jeanette Lombardo to lead 2018-2019 American Agri-Women

· May 15, 2018

The 2018-2019 American Agri-Women officer team is in place and ready to get to work. Jeanette Lombardo, Immediate Past President of the California Women for Agriculture will lead the team as President of American Agri-Women (AAW) for 2018-2019. Lombardo belongs to and serves on numerous agricultural association boards. She was appointed by Governor Schwarzenegger to […]

American Agri-Women to talk trade during D.C. Fly-in

· May 8, 2018

Leaders of American Agri-Women (AAW) from California to Florida will gather in Washington, D.C., the week of June 3-7, 2018 for the organization’s annual Washington, D.C. Fly-in. The 25th Annual Symposium hosted by AAW will be held at the United States Department of Agriculture Press Room, 107-A Monday, June 4th from 9:00 am – 11:30 […]

American Agri-Women empower young women in ag

· March 1, 2018

The American Agri-Women (AAW) Foundation stands behind young women in ag — so much they’re offering to give two young women a boost.  Daughters of American Agriculture Scholarship was created to honor the memory of courageous and adventuresome pioneer women who played such an important role in the founding of this nation and encourage the […]

American Agri-Women announces ‘Gen Z Speaks Ag’ winners

· January 8, 2018

The American Agri-Women (AAW) is pleased to announce the winners of the “Gen Z Speaks Ag” advocacy contest as part of AAW’s “AgDay365: Ag Day is Every Day Campaign.” AgDay365 celebrates the fact that everyone is part of agriculture, every day, and the contest encouraged young advocates to make their voices count. Crop Science, a […]

Montana woman awarded American Agri-Women LEAVEN

· December 6, 2017

A Montana woman with a long history in agriculture has received the highest honor from the American Agri-Women (AAW) … the LEAVEN award. Katie Yost of Billings, Montana was announced as this year’s recipient at the recent American Agri-Women National Convention held in Bloomington, Minnesota. AAW coined the LEAVEN Award as a means of elevating […]

Deadline nears for Gen Z Speaks Ag contest entries

· September 27, 2017

Calling all young advocates for agriculture — American Agri-Women (AAW) and and Bayer Crop Science want to recognize you for your efforts with the Gen Z Speaks Ag advocacy contest. The Gen Z Speaks Ag contest includes four options: photo, video, special event, or pollinator education. Prizes range from $100 to $500. The entrants can […]

Young and mad about farming? Enter ‘Gen Z Speaks Ag’

· August 10, 2017

Generation Z, it’s your turn to speak up for agriculture. American Agri-Women (AAW) and Bayer Crop Science have teamed up for  the ‘Gen Z Speaks Ag’ advocacy contest, part of AAW’s “AgDay365: Ag Day is Every Day Campaign.” Young advocates, those between 15 and 23, can enter the contest. The entrants can have an agriculture […]

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