American Agri-Women

American Agri-Women officially began November 14, 1974, founded by four state women’s agriculture groups which had formed: Women for the Survival of Agriculture in Michigan; Wisconsin Women for Agriculture; Oregon Women for Agriculture; and the Washington Women for the Survival of AgricultureKansas Agri-Women (then United Farm Wives of Kansas) and Illinois Agri-Women (then Illinois Women for Agriculture) joined soon thereafter.

Today, AAW has 50 state and commodity affiliate organizations as well as individual members throughout the country, representing tens of thousands of women involved in agriculture. Throughout the history of AAW, our members have been actively involved and making a difference in legislative and regulatory matters at the local, state, and national levels. They have also been instrumental in student and consumer education about agriculture, having initiated the Agriculture in the Classroom program at the national level are integrally involved in national and state programs still today.

Location: North America
Members: 21
Latest Activity: Oct 1, 2015

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More News for Women in Agriculture

Started by FarmTime Admin Oct 1, 2015. 0 Replies

"The amount of women in agriculture has more than doubled in the last 40 years. This week, the DeKalb County Extension Office hosted a "Home Grown Event" in Maysville to help educate and support…Continue

USDA infographics showcase women in agriculture

Started by FarmTime Admin Sep 29, 2015. 0 Replies

969,672.That's the number of women farmers in the United States, according to data USDA released in infographic form on Monday.The agency has previously promoted women's involvement in the industry…Continue

Urgent Call to Action re:ESA improvement legislation

Started by Angie Bergmeier Jul 25, 2014. 0 Replies

The House of Representatives is slated to take up ESA improvement legislation as early as next Tuesday, July 30th. This would be the first time that an ESA-specific bill would be on the floor in…Continue


Started by Angie Bergmeier Mar 5, 2014. 0 Replies

Nominations Accepted February 27 – March 31ST. LOUIS (Feb. 27, 2014) –She works every aspect of the farm, keeps everyone on task, and even advocates for the industry she loves. Farm moms are amazing…Continue

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Comment by Sandy Greiner on September 18, 2013 at 10:06pm
I am planning on going. Please remember to bring yur passport if you want to attend the tours and dinner on the Canadian side.
Comment by Lesley Schmidt on September 4, 2013 at 10:41am

Can't forget about the day in Canada!

AAW 2013 Convention

FarmTime AAW Event

Comment by Donnell Scott on September 4, 2013 at 7:54am

I am planning on attending.  Yes, Niagara Falls, Nov 6-9.



Comment by Angie Bergmeier on September 4, 2013 at 7:38am

I am reviewing my schedule...would love to attend again this year...Nov 6-9 in Niagara Falls...correct?

Comment by Pamela Sweeten on August 28, 2013 at 6:13pm

Is anyone on here planning to attend convention for AAW?


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