WFAN Director to Keynote NFU Women's Conference
National Farmers Union holds an annual women's conference, aimed at providing women farmers the resources they need to enhance their knowledge of their family farm operation and learn the value of leadership in rural communities and cooperatives. The 2016 conference is January 23-27 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, Clearwater Beach, FL. WFAN executive director Bridget Holcomb is the keynote speaker, and will talk about women's leadership and other topics. The conference theme is "Women Making Moves: Managing Transition on the Farm."
Other speakers include Meredith Sheperd, founder of Love & Carrots; Kriss Marion, owner of Circle M Market Farm; Lisa Shirek, owner of Painted Rock Farms; Amber Wolfe of AgrAbility, and representatives of various federal agricultural programs. Other topics will include marketing, financial tools, work-life balance, estate planning, and more. There will even be a leadership scavenger hunt on the beach!