2012 American Agri-Women Midyear Meeting
February 17, 2012
The 2012 American Agri-Women (AAW) Midyear Meeting will be in Nebraska City, NE, March 29-April 1, at Lied Lodge. The AAW Midyear meeting focus will be to discuss current policies and positions under the direction of Anna Morrison, AAW SART (Strategic Action Response Team) coordinator. Speakers, who will present in-depth information on vital issues facing the agricultural industry, include Gary Sides, cattle nutritionist, Pfizer Animal Health, and Melissa Keyes, Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. There will be a panel discussion on animal rights, moderated by Mindy Paterson, AAW Horse Welfare chairwoman.
A welcome reception and wine tasting event will be hosted by Nebraska Agri-Women at 5 p.m. April 1, following SART committee meetings and the AAW executive board meeting earlier that day.
Registration begins April 2, at 7:30 a.m. The AAW Board of Directors and AAW Resource Center meetings will convene on Friday. All AAW members are welcome to attend all meetings.
The registration fee is $150. Everyone who is interested in attending is welcome to register. To register, visit: http://www.americanagriwomen.org or contact Peggy Clark at 937-604-2026 or through e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flight arrangements can be made into Lincoln or Omaha with shuttles available at $27 per person. Call Lied Lodge at least 7 days in advance to make shuttle arrangements. Vans are also available at a prorated cost per person. AAW block room rates are $93 per night plus taxes for single occupancy and $103 plus taxes for double occupancy. Make your reservations before March 8 and mention AAW Midyear Meeting when making your reservations. Contact the Lied Lodge registration desk at 1-800-546-5433.
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