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Women in Agriculture Virtual Roundtable - SW Virginia

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March 16, 2017

Presenters: Amy Fannon and Christy Asbury

Summary: Two women from southwest Virginia share information about themselves and their agriculture work; discuss challenges they have faced; share their hopes for the future of women in agriculture; and offer advice for other farmers.

The Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition is a state-wide and coalition-based Extension program, housed in Virginia Tech’s Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education. Funding was sponsored by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Award #2023-49400-40885. For more information about the program, contact Katie Trozzo, Program Coordinator, at or (540) 232-2233. For other questions, contact Kim Niewolny, Program Director, at

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