LAUREL - BelleWood Acres near Laurel will be one of 20 sites in the state hosting a Women in Agriculture conference Saturday, Feb. 23.
The conference will feature speakers, practical advice and discussions on how to improve farm management skills in addition to networking with other women "farmtrepreneurs," according to organizers.
The cost is $25, or $35 after Feb. 18. The conference runs 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Registration includes a copy of the book "Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat" and lunch.
For a list of locations, including BelleWood Acres (found under Lynden) and a location in Mount Vernon, links to register online, and to download a registration form, go to http://bit.ly/VMndTQ.
For more information, contact Margaret Viebrock at 509-745-8531 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conference sponsorship comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the WSU Extension Western Center for Risk Management Education.