The role of women in agriculture – Audio

Friday, March 10th, 2017

The role of women in agriculture
Jessica Pralle, president
Association of Women in Agriculture
UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Phone: (608) 231-3702
dickandsue89@gmail.com

3:00 – Total time
0:20 – What is AWA?
1:01 – Preparing for Careers
1:35 – Spreading the story of agriculture
2:03 – Women’s role in ag
2:28 – More information
2:54 – Lead out

TRANSCRIPT

Lauren Baker: The role of women in agriculture, we’re visiting today with Jessica Pralle, student and current president of the Association of Women in Agriculture at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and I’m Extension intern, Lauren Baker. Jessica, can you tell a little bit about what the Association of Women in Agriculture actually is?

Jessica Pralle: So the Association of Women in Agriculture was brought about here at UW-Madison to advance the education of women in agriculture and actually our purpose focuses on what the Association of Women in Agriculture wants and that’s to help members prepare for a career in agriculture and agricultural related fields because we are very diverse. To aid women in agriculture in achieving their goals by improving the communication among agriculture and then just for the general betterment of women in agriculture. Continue reading