Farm Service Agency
What: 9th Annual Agricultural Women’s Day, hosted by USDA Farm Service Agency.
When: June 7, 8 a.m.
Where: Faulkton Community Center – Faulkton, S.D.
Theme: “It’s All Perspective.” Women play a major role on the family farm and/or ranch and are increasingly more involved in the agri-business world. This conference is designed to provide an overview of FSA as well as provide tools and information to help their family farm and agribusinesses succeed.
Keynote Speaker: Dairy Carrie — farmer, blogger, speaker mother.
Pre-registration is requested by May 24. Please call your local FSA office to pre-register as it helps the organizers plan properly. Registration is $10 per person and includes lunch. First come, first served, so RSVP soon.
Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to attend or participate in this event should contact Dawn Nagel 605-258-2613 by email- firstname.lastname@example.org or Federal Relay Service at 1-877-387-2001 by May 26.
The Faulkton Community Center is located at 1214 Court St. On Highway 212 from the west, turn right on 13th Ave. for 1 block, then turn left. From the east, turn left on 11th Ave. for 1 block then turn right.
8:00 – 8:55 a.m.: Registration and visit vendors
8:55 a.m.: FSA welcome
9:00 a.m.: “FSA Today” by Jamie White, South Dakota FSA executive officer
9:30 a.m.: “Mastering the Grain Markets” by Elaine Kub, author
10:15 a.m.: “Fun Steps” by Cindy Geditz, FSA retiree, Door Prizes
10:30 a.m.: Break and visit vendors, sponsored by Faulk, Potter and Spink Conservation Districts
11:15 a.m.: “Hungry for Truth: Putting it all on the table to develop consumer trust” by Sarah Tveidt, communications director, South Dakota Soybean
12:10 p.m.: Door Prizes
12:20 p.m.: Dinner break, by Cheryl ’s Catering
1:30 p.m.: Door Prizes
1:40 p.m.: “Health and Fitness” by Nikki Walters, Team BodyBuilding.com and Clean Eating Parties, LLC
2:15 p.m.: Door prizes/bathroom break
2:35 p.m.: Keynote speaker, “Dairy Carrie” by Carrie Mess – farmer, blogger, speaker, mother
Following the FSA program, there will be wine tasting sponsored by Faulkton Drug and King Insurance Agency.