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Nominations being Sought for the 2018 Purdue Women in Agriculture Awards!


Annually, the Purdue Women in Agriculture Team recognizes Indiana women who are leaders and innovators and have contributed to the success of Indiana Agriculture.  The awards are presented as part of the lieutenant governor's Celebration of Agriculture program during the Indiana State Fair.

The awards include the Leadership Award and the Achievement Award. The Leadership Award is presented annually to a woman for outstanding achievements in agribusiness or policymaking positions.  In comparison, the Achievement Award honors a woman who is directly involved on a farming operation.
A nomination form for the 2018 Purdue Women in Agriculture Awards is available at the link below.  Nominations are due
by May 1, 2018.
2018 WIA Award applicaton.pdf2018 WIA Award applicaton.pdf

Purdue Women in Agriculture Webinar

Planting for Pollinators 
  • Regardless of whether you are a farmer, a home gardener or suburban resident you share in the responsibility of maintaining the health of our pollinators and in the opportunity to create an environment more favorable to both the pollinators and ourselves.  The careful selection and planting of specific site suitable plant materials on farms, right of ways, in home landscapes that can provide enchanced forage availablity to pollinators.  Join Roy Ballard, Purdue Extension Educator, as he discusses how to create a pollinator habitat. 
  • May 31, 2018 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST
  • Register here for the webinar

Proceedings from the
2018 Midwest Women in Agriculture Conference
are posted on the "Related Links" page.


​​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.