April 21, 2016

Amy Matheson found a disconnect and decided to speak out for her industry

When Amy Matheson joined Twitter four years ago one of the first things she noticed was a huge disconnect between the farm world and everyone else.

Matheson could’ve ignored this realization and ca...

April 14, 2016

- Happy National Volunteer Week!

12.7 million Canadians volunteer every year in Canada

This week in Canada we are celebrating national volunteer week! What an awesome thing to celebrate! According to Volunteer Canada, 12.7 million Canadians volunteer every year, giving 2...

April 11, 2016

I am certain that at one time or another we have all asked and doubted ourselves about whether we are successful.  We all WANT to be successful.  But what does success really look like? Unfortunately, it’s much too easy to focus on what we haven’t accomplished and comp...

April 7, 2016

After a successful career in government communications, Lois Harris decided to step out of her comfort zone and start her own business. She’s been working as a freelance writer and editor for two years now and loves working for and with the agri-food sector. Read on to...

April 4, 2016

While last week in Ontario, we were busy relaunch the AWN logo, AWN member Krista Goranson attended Advancing Women’s Conference West 2016 with her mom. Since we couldn't make it, we asked her to write about her experience and what she took away from the conference.


April 1, 2016

AWN Event in Partnership with Purina

AWN is proud to have members who represent all commodities and livestock groups... and dairy is one of them! In partnership with Purina, AWN is proud to be holding an event during next week's premier dairy event, Canadian Dairy XPO i...

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