* Julie Clark, “Pour Your Heart into Life.” Clark shares strategies, which she calls ground rules, that teach others how to commit themselves to a fulfilling life in agriculture.
* Allie Abney, currently serving as the Indiana FFA state president, will deliver a message to inspire women in agriculture to begin their leadership early, promote activities for young women in the industry and encourage them to celebrate National FFA Week.
* Jason Henderson, associate dean of Purdue’s College of Agriculture and director of Purdue Extension, will give his vision for Purdue Extension’s role in making and building strong families and communities in Indiana.
Participants who postmark their registration fees before Feb. 4 can get a discount, with a fee for either Wednesday or Thursday at $80, or $90 for both days. After Feb. 4, the fee is $115 for either day or $140 for both days. Checks should be made payable to the Purdue Education Fund and sent to Midwest Women in Agriculture Conference, Kosciusko County Extension Office, 202 W. Main St., Warsaw, IN 46580. A $10 handling fee will be assessed on all refunds, and there will be no refunds after Feb. 4. Registration booklets can be picked up from the Rush County Extension Office, Room 103 of the Rush County Courthouse. They can also be found online at www.extension.purdue.edu/rush.
— Rushville Republican