Our Team Vision

The Purdue Women in Agriculture Team​ is committed to providing educational opportunities, current resources and a network of support to position all women for success in the agriculture industry through skill development, confident decision making and personal well being.​​​​​​

The Purdue Women in Agriculture Team is composed of Extension Educators and industry representatives.  They coordinate and offer a wide variety of programs and events throughout the year.  Programs usually relate to one of the five main areas of risk management.  Those areas include production, marketing, financial, legal, and human risk.


 

Contact Us

Kelly Heckaman  
kheckaman@purdue.edu
(574)-372-2340

Jenna Nees
smith535@purdue.edu
(765) 653-8411

Bryan Overstreet  
boverstr@purdue.edu
(219) 866-5741

 

Team Members

farming

AWE Conference

More info coming.

AWE Conference
Farming

The Power of Negotiation & Communication

The Power of Negotiation & Communication

The Power of Negotiation & Communication

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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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