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

The Heart of the Farm – Audio

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Heart of the Farm

Jenny Vanderlin, Senior Information Consultant
Center for Dairy Profitability
UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
jenny.vanderlin@wisc.edu
(608) 263-7795

2:49 – Total Time
0:16 – Introduction to Heart of the Farm
0:33 – Why the program is important
1:09 – Role of women on farm changed
1:37 – More equal business setting
2:05 – Shift to more female farm managers
2:30 – For more information
2:40 – Lead out

TRANSCRIPT

Sevie Kenyon: Learning about the Heart of the Farm, we’re visiting today with Jenny Vanderlin, Center for Dairy Profititablilty, University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and I’m Sevie Kenyon. Jenny, start out by introducing us to the Heart of the Farm.

Jenny Vanderlin: Well the Heart of the Farm is a UW-Extension program that addresses the needs of farm women by offering them workshops or conferences or evening training on business and risk management topics. Continue reading