Know a woman who is an AgVocate?
For the first time in 2013, the Wisconsin Ag Women's Summit will recognize an AgVocate of the Year. The award will honor a Wisconsin woman who is an innovative leader and has contributed to the success of Wisconsin agriculture.
This award will be given to a woman who embodies the term "AgVocate". She has to actively and positively represent agriculture to both her peers and those outside of the agriculture community.
She also has to work to tell agriculture's story in a professional manner and is viewed as a leader and voice for local and state issues and events.
The nomination form is now available and is due Feb. 1. Applications will be judged by a panel of industry professionals. No self-nominations will be accepted.
Criteria for Eligibility
• The AgVocate of the Year shall honor a woman who has provided leadership and made positive contributions to Wisconsin agriculture.
• The nominee must reside in Wisconsin.
• The nominee must be part of an agriculture enterprise, agribusiness, farm and/or commodity organization that operates in Wisconsin.
• The nominee must be present at the Wisconsin Ag Women's Summit, March 15-16, at the Madison Marriott West.
The Wisconsin Ag Women's Summit is presented by Badgerland Financial, Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation and University of Wisconsin-Extension.
The purpose of the Wisconsin Ag Women's Summit is to connect women involved in all areas of Wisconsin's diverse agriculture community. A full agenda and registration details for the 2013 Ag Women's Summit are available at wfbf.com.
Questions may be directed to Deb Raemisch at 608-828-5712 or Tammy Beard at 608-370-6960.