Kansas conference focuses on women’s role on farm

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Kansas farm women are gathering near Manhattan for the second annual “Dirt, Denim and Diamonds” conference.

The two-day event begins Friday at the Living Water Ranch 16 miles north of Manhattan. It is hosted by the Flint Hills Chapter of Kansas Agri-Women.

The conference focuses on the role of rural women on the farm, with sessions on leadership, current events and agricultural issues as well as skill-building opportunities.

Topics on Friday’s agenda included food labeling, livestock photography and farm communication. Saturday’s plans include more sessions on areas ranging from livestock to agribusiness.

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