Fifth annual Agricultural Women’s day at Faulkton June 4

Farm Forum

The fifth annual agricultural women’s day will be Tuesday, June 4 at the Faulkton Community Center,

Women play a major role on the family farm/ranch and are becoming increasingly more involved in the agri-business world. This conference is designed to provide an overview of FSA as well as providing women with some of the tools and information they need to help their family farm and agri-businesses succeed.

It is very important that if you plan on attending that you get your registrations in early! The site is limited to 225 participants.

The Faulkton Community Center is located at 1214 Court St. If you are coming from the west on Hwy. 212, turn right on 13th Ave. for 1 block, then turn left. If you are coming from the east – turn left on 11th for 1 block, then turn right.

Mail form along with a $10 fee by May 21. Enclose $10.00 per person for registration fee & mail.

Checks payable to: Women’s Ag Day, Faulk County FSA Office, P.O. Box 367, Faulkton SD 57438

The agenda for the day incudes 8 – 9 a.m.Registration & Visiting Vendors with FSA Welcome at 9 a.m.

9:05-9:35 a.m. “Are you Credit Wise?” Karen Slunecka, Family Resource, Management Field Spec., SDSU Extension

9:40 – 9:45 a.m. “Action Breaks” April Sorensen – Registered Dietician & Certified Exercise Instructor

9:50 -10:30 a.m. “Today’s Pork” Stacey Sorlien, Executive Director of SD Pork Producers

10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Break & Visit Vendors

11:00 – 11:45 a.m. “A Birds Eye View” Ag Marketing, Annie Oakley-Huber, Hurley & Associates Agri-Marketing

11:45 – 1:00 p.m. Luncheon and visiting vendors

1:00 – 1:25 p.m. “Therapeutic Massage & the Path to Wellness” Lisa Mueller, Licensed Massage Therapist

1:25 – 1:30 p.m. “Action Breaks” April Sorensen

1:35 – 2:15 p.m. “Meeting Women’s Health Needs, Alternatively” Dr. Jessica Buhler, D.C. NAET Member

2:15 -3:30 PM Key Note Speaker: “When City & Country Collide” Amanda Radke

This will conclude the portion of the conference hosted by USDA’s Farm Service Agency

3:30 Wine Tasting Social Sponsored by: Baumberger Vineyard & Winery, Dell Rapids

Valiant Vineyards, Vermillion and ChrisaMari Vineyard, Pierre