California Women for Ag
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Our Purpose

California Women for Agriculture (CWA) was formed in 1975, in the Coachella Valley. The name was chosen to develop a cross section of members. In fact, the nucleus of the first chapter was made up of consumers, as well as farmers. Today our membership is as diverse as the industry we represent; bankers, lawyers, accountants, marketing professionals, consumers AND farmers. With 20 chapters and 2,000 plus members across the state, CWA is the most active, all volunteer agricultural organization in the state and members are actively engaged in public relations, education and legislative advocacy...

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Our Mission

To promote an educational program in order to develop the interest of California women in agriculture and to promote agriculture in California. To involve women of the State of California for the following general purposes: to speak on behalf of agriculture in an intelligent, informative, direct and truthful manner; to keep CWA members informed on legislative activities pertaining to agriculture; to join forces when the need arises to deal with agricultural problems in a specific community; to improve the public image of farmers and to develop rapport within agricultural communities throughout the state.

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Get Involved

North Valley CWA Membership Information is found below. Or contact us via email northvalleycwa@gmail.com.

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Meet Buttercup

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Buttercup is a "real" milking cow and is an educational tool used as a REAL hands-on experience for all ages.Buttercup looks like a jersey cow and is branded with the CWA logo on her rear hip, similar to a where a real cattle brand would go!She has a working udder with teats you can really squeeze to get the effect of milking a cow.Buttercup is used by the North Valley Chapter throughout the local region at events, festivals and school functions. Keep track of Buttercup on our Facebook page!

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This teaser video is for the pilot episode of a My Job Depends in Ag based TV series. Once the pilot is finished, plans are to create 13 episodes featuring stories of the people of Ag, what we do, why we do it, our concerns, our triumphs, our tragedies. No filters, No spin. Share and help put a human face on Agriculture. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

North Valley Chapter, CA. Women for Ag.

Annual Summer BBQ! Perfect night to enjoy old friends and meet new ones. ... See MoreSee Less

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Join Us for our June meeting this Tuesday, June 19th. 8AM breakfast meeting at Roots Catering in Chico (esplanade). ... See MoreSee Less

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Another outstanding 2018 CWA Scholarship Recipient. Congratulations Jared Burreson and best of luck at Fresno State. ... See MoreSee Less

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4 months ago

North Valley Chapter, CA. Women for Ag.

2018 Silver Dollar Fair Auction is in the books!CWA members were in full force supporting our youth in agriculture. Our CWA livestock loans and college scholarship kids did a fantastic job! Congrats to all the 4H and FFA kids on their hard work. Can’t wait for next year! ... See MoreSee Less

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