This annual conference is open to anyone, male or female, interested in improving leadership, professional and personal skills. The conference theme is On Target for the Future

Join friends for a tour of Danzeisen’s Dairy the evening before the conference on Thursday July 14. Danzeisen’s was the first to offer glass bottles to grocers in the Phoenix market. Don’t forget to sample the milk flavors!

Thursday, July 14    

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.   Danzeisen’s Dairy tour

Friday, July 15

 7:30 a.m.         Registration

 8:00 a.m.         Welcome from Sine Kerr, Arizona Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee Chair

 8:30 a.m.         “Begin your Day with Egg-cellence! By Sharman Hickman, Hickman’s

                         Family Farms

 9:30                  Mark Killian, Director of the Arizona Department of Agriculture

                        “On Target: the Future of Arizona Agriculture

 10:30               Break

10:45               “A Women’s Place is in Control”  by Mike Kyashi, M. Ed. Take Control, Media                                 and Speaker

 11:45 p.m.       Networking Luncheon

 1:00 p.m.         “The Survival of Arizona Agriculture in the Age of Food Safety,”  by Paula                          Rivadeneira, PHD University of Arizona, Yuma Ag Center Assistant Professor                                  Extension Specialist, Food Safety and Wildlife          

 2:00                 Dessert Break and Raffle drawing

2:30                 “Self-Care in the Digital Age: How to live a mindful life in our digital, future-                                   focused world,” by Melissa Estavillo, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist,                          Biltmore Psychology and Counseling

 3:15                 “Get Your Social Media On,” by Breann Bierman, Director of Communications,                               Dairy Council of Arizona/Arizona Milk Producers

 4:00 p.m.         It’s a Wrap!  By Sherry Saylor, Chair of the American Farm Bureau Women’s                                   Leadership Committee and Buckeye farmer                

 4:30                 Adjourn  

 Location: Wigwam Resort, 300 Wigwam Blvd, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340

 Hotel reservations:  Call 800-327-0396 to book your hotel reservation by June 23, 2016 To receive the special group rate of $97 (single & double) or $162 for large Suites, identify yourself as a member of “Women in Agriculture.”

 Conference registration:  Registration began April 5, 2016 on the website. 

 For more information, contact Peggy Jo Goodfellow at 480.635.3609 or email her at .