Women In Agriculture

Effective Communication Skills & Strategies To Reduce Stress On The Farm

PA Farm Link is hosting a 3-part webinar series that will all take place at 11am EST via Zoom. All registrants will receive a folder packed with resources and information at the conclusion of the webinars. All meetings will be recorded. For more information, please contact PA Farm Link at farmland@pafarmlink.org or 717-705-2121.

June 21, 2022: Financial Stress On The Farm

Featuring Heather Weeks from AgChoice Farm Credit
Registration deadline: June 18

Heather Weeks

Heather Weeks is a senior ag business with AgChoice. Heather grew up in New Hampshire on her family’s dairy farm. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a B.S. degree in dairy science and M.S. degree in agricultural and applied economics.

Heather will assist participants with better understanding the financial well-being of their farm operation along with discussing risk management options such as crop insurance options.

July 12, 2022: Dealing with Stress on the Farm

Featuring Jennifer Schwytzer from NY FarmNet
Registration deadline: July 8

Jennifer Schwytzer

Born and raised in Upstate NY where I continue to live with my husband. Graduated with Honors from SUNY Brockport and Nazareth College with a Masters in Social Work and have been working in the field for over 15 years. My early experience centered around medical social work with a recent switch to my current role as a Mental Health Therapist. In addition, I work part time for Cornell University NY FarmNet as a Family Consultant working with farm families in New York State. I recently obtained my certification in Life Coaching and launched my private business KINDfulness Coaching working with professional women to reduce symptoms of burnout and manage anxiety.

August 23, 2022: Communicating with Family on the Farm

Featuring Jess Peters, a dairy farmer from NW Pennsylvania.
She will talk with us about working daily with family on the farm and how she faces issues that arise.
Registration deadline: August 19

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This material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2018-70027-28588