JORDAN, Utah (AgPR) | American Agri-Women (AAW) updated its legislative policy positions in the areas of natural resources, commodities and education, and ag business and economics at its annual mid-year meeting held recently in Nashville, Tennessee AAW, a national coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women, is in its 48th year of advocating for agriculture.
The 2023 AAW Mid-Year meeting was held in beautiful Nashville, Tenn., April 12-15 at the Embassy Suites Hilton - Nashville Airport. Women nationwide gathered to discuss current agricultural issues and policies and voted to create the 2023 AAW Position Statements.
The meeting began with an afternoon session on April 12, with both the Executive and Foundation committees holding their meetings, followed by a joint planning session between the two committees.
April 13, began with the Board of Directors meeting followed by mid-year orientation. Following orientation, the group traveled downtown Nashville to the RFD-TV studio. After the RFD-TV tour, we heard about Media Strategies from Genevieve O'Sullivan, VP of Marketing CropLife America. For the remainder of the afternoon, members worked on updating the AAW Position Statements.
Members finished the position statement on the final day and voted to accept them along with fly-in orientation.
The AAW Foundation held the mid-year silent auction, where members donated items to be used for the fundraiser. The Foundation promotes and develops educational and leadership programs and opportunities relevant to agriculture.
About American Agri-Women
American Agri-Women (AAW) promotes the welfare of our national security through safe and reliable food, fiber and energy supply. Since 1974, AAW members have worked together to educate consumers, advocate for agriculture, and offer networking and professional development opportunities. Go to the AAW website for more information and to join www.americanagriwomen.org. Find AAW on social media at: Facebook.com/AgriWomen/, Twitter.com/Women4Ag/ (@Women4Ag) and Instagram.com/americanagriwomen/ (@americanagriwomen. #standupspeakout4ag
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