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Conference Name Farm, Family, & ME - Summit for Women

Karisha Devlin


Farm, Family, and ME – Summit for Women is a statewide conference held in Missouri. The main goal of the two-day conference is to increase participants’ skills, understanding, and knowledge of farm risk management. Risk management topics include crop insurance 101, rainfall index insurance: pasture, rangeland, and forage (PRF), livestock insurance, crop and livestock marketing, retirement planning, estate planning, farm bill update, and farm financial management. Additionally, the conference includes opportunities for networking and personal development. Conference speakers include nationally known agriculture speakers, Extension specialists, agriculture industry professionals, and farm women. The conference evaluation data captured participants’ opinions of the general & keynote sessions, understanding of concurrent breakout session topics prior to the presentation and after, actions planned with information learned at the conference, and knowledge gain as a result of attending the conference. By attending Farm, Family, & ME - Summit for Women, women are becoming better decision makers, business partners, and leaders through educational activities and networking. As a result, this empowers them to respond to the challenges of farming.