California Women for Ag

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

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Meet Buttercup


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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North Valley CWA Monthly March Meeting

March 20, 2018, 6:00pm

Please join us to discuss upcoming events, for 2018. Look forward to seeing you there!

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You are invited to: Ag Leadership Recruitment Reception. March 19, 5:30 - 8:00 PM Montna Farms, Yuba City
The California Agricultural Leadership Foundation is looking for men and women passionate about California agriculture and who are committed to the long-term sustainability of the industry.
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North Valley Chapter, CA. Women for Ag. added 472 new photos — in Durham, California. ... See MoreSee Less

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Glenn County Fair & Fairgrounds

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If you know of a young woman in Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity or Yuba counties who would be an amazing ambassador for the California Dairy Industry, encourage them to apply for the District 4 Program. Application deadline is Thursday, April 19th. ... See MoreSee Less

Do you have a passion for the Dairy Industry? Run for District 4 Dairy Princess! 🐄👑 Don't forget to complete your applications by April 19th! Visit

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