American Agri-Women will make Saratoga a stop on their Drive Across America Tour

Saratoga Springs, NY – May 7, 2015 – Women involved in agriculture will meet in Saratoga Springs on Friday, June 5 for a networking event that will include a tour of the Oklahoma Race Track, the Saratoga Race Museum, and an informative retirement planning session with Edward Jones Advisor Breanna Lundy. New York Agri-Women is excited to welcome American Agri-Women President Sue McCrumb and members of the national group, who will participate in the event during their Drive Across America Tour, which celebrates American Agri-Women’s 40th anniversary. The Drive Across America Tour runs from June 1 to November 8, 2015 with stops across the United States promoting agriculture and American Agri-Women.

The day kicks off at 8:30 a.m. with a guided tour of the Oklahoma Race Track, 191 Union Ave. in Saratoga Springs. To ensure everyone’s safety, children under 10 are not permitted on the tour. At 10:30 a.m. the group will tour the Saratoga Race Museum at the same address. Following the museum tour, the group will have lunch at the Olde Bryan Inn, 123 Maple Ave. in Saratoga Springs. Breanna Lundy will also host a retirement planning for women in agriculture discussion during lunch. The cost to attend is $35 per person which includes the track tour, museum admission, and lunch with gratuity.

Women play an important role in agriculture in the United States. In NY, just under 20% of farmers are women, according to the 2012 Census of Agriculture. Members of NY Agri-Women are involved with numerous facets of NY agriculture, among them: dairy farming, vegetable production, wine production, agribusiness, extension, and maple production.
For more information about attending this networking event, contact Jessica Getty at 518-692-9508, ext. 8916 or email Jessica.getty@farmcrediteast.com.

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About NY Agri-Women
New York Agri-Women is an organization of women involved in the New York agriculture. The group, founded in 2010, aims to educate consumers, elected officials, and members of the agriculture community about the issues that affect New York food and agriculture. NY Agri-Women is a recognized state affiliate of American Agri-Women.
Learn more about NY Agri-Women by visiting http://newyorkagriwomen.com/

About American Agri-Women
AAW is the nation’s largest coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women and includes members from more than 50 state, commodity and agribusiness affiliates. Since 1974, AAW members have worked together to educate consumers; advocate for agriculture; and offer networking and professional development opportunities. Go to the AAW web site for more information and to join, www.americanagriwomen.org. Find AAW on social media at: Facebook.com/AgriWomen/ and Twitter.com/Women4Ag/ (@Women4Ag).

NY Agri-Women to Tour Oklahoma Track and Racing Museum June 5