Women account for an increasing share of farm operators, according to the latest StatCan agricultural census. In fact, they represent 31 per cent of operators in the 35 to 54 years of age category. Advancing Women is Agriculture conference is an annual gathering at locations in eastern and western Canada for women to network and grow their careers with a line-up of informative speakers.
This year’s east conference takes place Oct. 15-16 at Hilton/Fallsview, Niagara Falls, Ontario. Speakers will address a range of financial and career development topics including access to capital, succession planning and leadership. There are also opportunities for networking and tours. See the website for more registration details: advancingwomenconference.ca