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November 9th, 2020


10:00am - 11:00am




Sarah Grotjan



Women in Agriculture Fall/Winter ‘Coffee Chats’ Series

November 9, 2020

Women in Agriculture – A Brief History

Speaker: Jerry Apps, author and rural historian


Jerry will take us back to the pioneer days in Wisconsin and talk about the role of women in agriculture in his presentation: “Women in agriculture: a brief history.”   He will share the early role women had in the dairy industry and how that changed over the years along with some personal stories of women’s roles in agriculture during the Depression Years of the 1930s and WWII, drawing on his mother’s roles at that time.

Registration for each ‘Coffee Chats’ maybe found at: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJItceirrzkvEtfMSLLljrhhSJFMymAHHUA4

Once registered, you will receive an email confirmation containing information about joining the meeting.  Registered participants will only need the meeting website link or phone number to participate.

The Heart of the Farm-Women in Agriculture Conference series is an Extension program that addresses the needs of farm women by providing education on farm business topics, connecting them with agricultural resources and creating support networks.

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