Mississippi Women in Agriculture will hold its annual state conference March 11-12 at Mississippi State University with an agenda that continues the program’s goal to improve business skills of farm owners and managers.

The conference will be at the Bost Extension Center on the MSU campus.

Registration is $100 and due by March 4.

Topics include legal trends, leadership, groundwater regulations, climate change and alternative energy.

Back by popular demand is the “Voices of Mississippi” panel discussion featuring prominent agricultural leaders with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

Participants will have a chance to tour several MSU agricultural facilities, the food technology laboratory and the College of Veterinary Medicine during the conference.

Registration forms can be downloaded from the Mississippi Women in Agriculture Web site at http://msucares.com/womeninag. Mail the form with payment to Sonia Hancock, Mississippi Women in Agriculture, P.O. Box 9656, Mississippi State, MS 39762.

For more information, contact Hancock at (662) 325-3207 or womeninag@ext.msstate.edu.

Mississippi Women in Agriculture is an outreach program of the MSU Extension Service.