Ouachita Mountains RC&D, Inc.

Women in Ag Conference

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Women in Agriculture &

Small Business Conference 

Eastern Oklahoma State College, McAlester, OK

July 20th, 2018


The Ouachita Mountains Resources Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council,  Eastern Oklahoma State College Agricultural Department, OSU Extension, S. E. Oklahoma Conservation Districts, Choctaw Nation Agricultural Outreach and many other sponsors proudly announce the upcoming 2018 Women in Agriculture and Small Business Conference, scheduled for July 20th, at Eastern Oklahoma State College in McAlester, OK. The agriculture/small business presentations and networking opportunities will benefit landowners, investors and professionals from across the region.


There will be 10+ speakers from across the state presenting in dual concurring sessions on a wide variety of agriculture/small business related topics. Topics this year include timely subjects such as, Aquaponics, Greenhouses, Marketing, Annie’s Project, Small Business Development, Food Modernization, New Tax Laws, Oil & Gas Updates, Home Bakery Act, Agritourism and more. The registration fee for the conference is $20, which includes lunch and the potential to win door prizes from conference sponsors. Seating is limited, so register early to make sure you can be a part of this dynamic learning opportunity. Registration Deadline: July 13th, 2018


Primary conference lodging will be at the Candlewood Suites-McAlester. The hotel is located at 425 S. George Nigh Expwy, McAlester, OK. The conference lodging rate is $90/night (use the link below to secure this rate).

Click on the links below for more information:

Register Online

Sponsor Registration

Ag Woman of the Year Nomination Letter and Form


2018 ‘Ag Woman of the Year’ Nominees

Hotel Reservations

For additional info please contact Brandi Hernandez at 903.357.7309 or email OMRCD@att.net.