Butler County Times Gazette
  • Farm women's meeting tackles risks, legal issues

  • A conference designed for women involved in managing farms will tackle a wide range of issues, from financial risks to farming in the city.
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  • A conference designed for women involved in managing farms will tackle a wide range of issues, from financial risks to farming in the city.
    Registration has opened for the conference, called Women Managing the Farm. It takes place Feb. 7-8 in Manhattan.
    The annual event aims to reach women who are landowners, farm managers or otherwise engaged in agricultural careers. This year's agenda includes more than a dozen sessions on topics including estate planning and legal issues, crop insurance, drought management and social advocacy.
    Sponsors include the Agriculture Department's Farm Service Agency and Kansas State Research and Extension.
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