ALMA, Kan. — Women involved in agriculture from throughout
the U.S. and Canada will convene Nov. 6-9 in Niagara Falls, N.Y., for the 38th
annual American Agri-Women Convention.
Attendees will gather tools and resources, advocate for
agriculture, learn about current issues and promote truths about
Speakers and programs will cover the latest issues in
agriculture, including private property rights, health care, leadership
development, Canadian production and policy, agriculture advocacy and more.
Tours of several agribusinesses in Canada also are planned.
Keynote speakers will include Mitzi Perdue, author and
former TV personality who served as AAW president from 1988 to 1989; Tom
DeWeese, one of the nation’s leading advocates of individual liberty, free
enterprise, private property rights, back-to-basics education and American
sovereignty and independence; Cherilyn Nagel, past president of the Western
Canadian Wheat Growers Association; Leslie Stanier, Cargill Ltd. human resources
leader; and JoAnne Buth, past president of the Canola Council of Canada
and current senator representing the Conservative Party of Canada.
Convention registration is available online at
AAW is a national coalition of more than 40,000 farm, ranch
and agribusiness women, representing 60 state and commodity affiliates.