Skip Ribbon Commands Skip to main content

Women in Agriculture

When Your Income Drops:
Resources for Indiana Families

If economic misfortune strikes you or your family in the form of reduced income, is there anything you can do to minimize the hardship?  Yes!  Purdue Extension has a series of fact sheets that suggest a number of
steps you can take to maintain financial control


Online Marketing Strategies With Low Budgets
Webinar Series

The Purdue Women in Agriculture Team is excited to offer this 3-session webinar series
featuring Ariana Torres, Assistant Professor in the Department of
Horticulture & Landscape Architecture and Department of Agricultural
Economics with Purdue University.

Best Practices in Online Marketing
Social Media 101
Saving Time Using Social Media Strategies


Women in Agriculture Award Nominations Are Currently Being Accepted 

Each year, the Purdue Women in Agriculture (WIA) Team recognizes Indiana women who are leaders and innovators and who have contributed to the success of Indiana's agricultural industry.  

The Purdue WIA Team is currently accepting applications for the 2020 Purdue Women in Agriculture Awards.  Nominees will be placed in either the Leadership, Achievement, or Emerging Women in Ag categories for award consideration as deemed appropriate by the WIA Team.  Women who are interested in the award may nominate themselves, or be nominated by someone else. 

Previous winners include women in integral roles in their personal and/or family farm business, corporate and nonprofit leaders, educators, veterinarians, and women in public service roles.  To find out more about the various awards, please review the nomination forms found below.  More information about past award winners can be found under the "awards" tab of the website. 

2020 Award Application 

Deadline: May 1, 2020  


Upcoming Webinars

Pasture and Hay Field Renovations - The Do's and Don'ts
  • March 31, 2020 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm EST
  • This webinar will cover the best management practices of evaluating pastures and hay fields to see if they need renovation, and then will discuss the steps to renovation.  It will focus on practical ways to start pasture renovation, even for those on a budget.
  • Register for the Webinar Here.
Making the Cut - Meat Masters
  • May 22, 2020 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm EST
  • Join us for a webinar and learn about the best preparation methods for different cuts of beef and pork.  Registered Dietitian and HHS Extension Educator, Abbi Sampson will guide you through ways to get the most nutrition and taste our of your meats!
  • Register for the Webinar Here. 


​​WIA Email Group

Purdue Extension maintains an email group for women in agriculture. If you are not already subscribed, please send an email to 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.