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Ag Women's Day Set For Brookings

Ag Women's Day Set For Brookings

Event will be held June 14 at the Swiftel Center; program offers 'something for everyone.'

The South Dakota Farm Service Agency and the South Dakota Extension Service are holding an Ag Women's Day June 14 at the the Brookings County Resource Center in the Swiftel Center Complex in Brooksing, S.D.

 Farm Service Agency Brookings County Farm Loan Officer and Outreach Coordinator Gail Gullickson and Brookings County Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Educator Laurie Tangen encourage women involved in agriculture to attend

"This year's event offers something of interest for all participants.  We encourage all women regardless of their age or role on the farm to invest in themselves and attend this daylong inspirational and educational event," says Gullickson. 

The conference will provide attendees with a brief FSA update, and will also feature several guest speakers covering topics such as estate planning, marketing, record keeping, tax tips, quick and easy lunch making, photography tips, and simple sewing projects.

"This program is designed for today's woman who has to manage and balance both personal and professional aspects of their daily lives," Gullickson says..

The day's events begin at 9 am at the center.  Registration is requested on or before June 1 and costs $5.  Interested individuals should contact the Brookings County FSA Office at 605-692-8003 or the Brookings County Extension Office at 605-696-8280. 

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Source: SD Farm Service Agency

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