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Upcoming Webinars

Clear Choices Clean Water: Make a Difference
  • August 17 @ 12:00 PM EST
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  • Clear Choices Clean Water is a program designed to increase awareness about the choices we make and the impacts they have on our streams, rivers, lakes, and reservoirs.  By educating individuals on these actions and giving them the tools this program empowers everyone to do their part for water quality and conservation. 
Recognizing Hazards Around the Farm
  • September 22 @ 12:00 PM EST
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  • For generations we have known farming is not just an occupatin, but can also be a way of life.  Seeking to pass on this way of life to the next generation is one of our most important goals.  Passing on the ability to recognize hazards, and how to avoid them could be one of the most important pieces to pass on.  Hopefully in the future farming will become less dangerous.  Until then let's all take time to recognize hazards, and how to prevent accidents on the farming operation.
Pork: The No Hogwash Protein
  • October 19 @ 1:00 PM EST
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  • Pork has many beneficial qualities that make it easy to incorporate into a balanced diet.  Cutting fat? The pork industry has reduced the amount of fat in pork by 16% from 30 years ago. Eating plant based? Plants can be the star of the show, but add a 3 oz side serving of pork for many beneficial vitamins and minerals. Join Monica Nagele, MS/RD, and daugther of a Pig Farmer, to learn more about, raising pigs, cooking pork and the health benefits.
Insights From Consumer Research That You Can Take Home To The Farm
  • November 17th @ 12:00 PM EST
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  • What consumer-derived lessons can we draw from non-traditional places to garner understanding and insights for those in agricultural business?  Dr. Nicole Widmar, Purdue University, will be presenting about Consumer Corner, where they derive insights from the consumer that you can take home to the farm!


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​​WIA Email Group

Purdue Extension maintains an email group for women in agriculture. If you are not already subscribed, please send an email to purduewia@purdue.edu to subscribe. If you have a question or problem, just send an email to the list for help. This is a moderated list and you will not receive junk email.

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