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Women In Agriculture Event Happening at LLCC

Lincoln Land Community College is hosting an agriculture careers exploration event for females Tuesday, April 24.  “Women in Agriculture” is being held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Workforce Careers Center on the Springfield campus at 5250 Shepherd Road.

Bill Harmon the professor of agronomy at LLCC says that women are underrepresented in the Ag industry.

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Harmon also says that he thinks some women don’t get into agriculture because they might assume it is just farming.

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Harmon says that the event will show prospective female students what goes on in LLCC’s Ag Department.

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For more information about the event, contact Bill Harmon at 786.2573 or bill.harmon@llcc.edu.