Allison Witzel is the Assistant Herd Manager at Hollandale Farms in Kettleby, Ontario. She says her experience with the student sponsorship program at the Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference has been great for her and her career.
A leader in the North American agriculture community says there needs to be more women voices in the leadership.
The Ag Women’s Network is an organization that started as a forum in 2013 to help young women in agriculture connect.
The Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council is concerned with the number of women making it into managerial positions with agricultural companies and organizations.
Around 450 women from across the country and the U.S. came together in Toronto to talk agriculture, leadership, network and be inspired.