Women in Agriculture Conference planned in Port Angeles

EDITOR’S NOTE: Organizers announced Friday that they had canceled the Port Angeles site of the conference and transferred registrants to Bremerton.

PORT ANGELES — The eighth annual Women in Agriculture Conference is set for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The conference is presented remotely at 32 locations in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Alaska and Hawaii.

The theme for this year’s conference is “Healthy Farms.”

Locally, the conference will be presented in Room E-242 at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

In addition to remotely broadcast lectures, the conference also includes a panel of local women farmers.

Registration costs $35 per person and includes a light breakfast, lunch and all conference materials.

To register, visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

For more information, visit www.womeninag.wsu.edu.

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