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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CWA Steak & Prawn Dinner/Dessert Auction

March 3, 2018, 6:00pm - March 3, 2018, 9:00pm

***Limited Seating/Sell Out Event- Be sure to get your tickets early! Tickets- $35 Available at: Chico- Golden State Farm Credit, Banner Bank & Heritage Insurance Agency Durham- Tri-Counties Bank & D...

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***Limited Seating/Sell Out Event- Be sure to get your tickets early!
Tickets- $35 Available at:
Chico- Golden State Farm Credit, Banner Bank &
Heritage Insurance Agency
Durham- Tri-Counties Bank & Durham Auto Parts
Oroville- Metal Works
Reserve Tickets:(530) 894-3276 or Angela@heritage-agency.com
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CWA Steak & Prawn Dinner/Dessert Auction

March 3, 2018, 6:00pm - March 3, 2018, 9:00pm

***Limited Seating/Sell Out Event- Be sure to get your tickets early! Tickets- $35 Available at: Chico- Golden State Farm Credit, Banner Bank & Heritage Insurance Agency Durham- Tri-Counties Bank & D...

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Thank you Chico Children's Museum and Dana Leslie for a wonderful tour. What an incredible accomplishment coming together for our community- we know good things take time but we can’t wait for the big day the doors open! ... See MoreSee Less

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Please Join us for a private tour of the Chico Children's Museum and learn all about the AGzibit! Dinner provided and if you bring a new or prospective member you'll win prize. ... See MoreSee Less

North Valley CWA General Meeting

January 16, 2018, 6:00pm - January 16, 2018, 8:00pm

Please Join us for a private tour of the Chico Children's Museum and learn all about the AGzibit! Dinner provided and if you bring a new or prospective member you'll win prize.

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Giving Tuesday and we are proud to support the California Agricultural Seminar which gives 30 students and five faculty the opportunity to explore the breadth and diversity of California agriculture during a four-day travel course to observe the production, processing, and distribution of California’s agricultural commodities. Students meet weekly throughout the spring semester to investigate the economics, scope, geographical location, general cultural practices and marketing opportunities of California’s top ten commodities. The capstone experience of the class is a tour to a major California agriculture region during which students are able to dig into some of the most challenging issues confronting California producers.

Students who have taken this course in its first two years have described it as “eye-opening,” “life-changing,” and “the highlight of my college experience.
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