Careers and Education
Women Changing the Face of Agriculture (WCFA)
Ag Career Event
April 16, 2010
Interstate Center, Bloomington, IL
A day of networking and career information. WCFA is a role model - mentoring conference with breakout sessions that allow young women in small groups to discuss the training, career paths, job advantages and disadvantages with successful women in the agricultural industry. Go to www.womenchangingthefaceofagriculture.com for more information.
Monsanto Job Listings--Monsanto is an agricultural company that applies innovation and technology to help farmers around the world produce more while conserving more. They help farmers grow yield sustainably so they can be successful, produce healthier foods, better animal feeds, more fiber, while also reducing agriculture's impact on teh environment. As a solid, thriving company, Monsanto offers a place where you can be proud to work, grow and make a difference. Monsanto is committed to recruiting and retaining the best individuals.
Click HERE to explore a career with Monsanto.
Annie's Project Incentives--Annie's Project is a multi-session program designed to teach farm women how to manage important information used by decision makers on the farm. Each course consists of five classes organized by the following themes: Human Resources and Time Management; Women and Money; Business Plans; Mastering Spreadsheets; and Managing and Marketing Grain. IAW member and Extension Ag Business Educator Ruth H. has worked with IA W member Trenna G. and others to found the program in Illinois. It is now moving to other states in the Midwest. IAW has been a sponsor of the program since its inception. IAW will provide a $20 rebate to those existing voting members of IAW who participate in one of the sessions of Annie's Project and submit a completed rebate form. Participants in Annie's Project who are not yet IAW voting members, but who submit a membership application with $50 annual voting member dues along with a completed rebate form (attached as an MSWord file) are also eligible to receive the $20 rebate.
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