The Arizona Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Committee announces the 8th Women in Agriculture Conference set Aug. 6, 2004. The conference will be held in Tucson. The conference is co-sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS).

The conference theme will be “Healthy, Wealthy and Wise,” accentuating living healthy lives, learning a wealth of information and being financially wise in the management of the farm, ranch or dairy.

Conference sessions will highlight minimizing stress on the farm family, farm safety techniques and food safety tips and information. Business related subjects such as financial planning, e-commerce, accounting, niche marketing and gaining a competitive edge will be featured.

“A wealth of knowledge is waiting for women leaders of Arizona agriculture,” says Arizona Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Chairwoman Ann Palmer of Elfrida.

Registration materials will be available from the Arizona Farm Bureau and CALS. To be placed on the event mailing list contact Peggy Jo Goodfellow at peggyjogoodfellow@azfb.org or (480) 635-3609.