Lynn Woolf

HARPER - The national president for American Agri-Women, Karen Yost, will speak at Kansas Agri-Women's annual meeting on April 27 at the Dickinson County Extension Service's Annex Building, 712 S. Buckeye Ave, Abilene, Kan.The meeting starts at 10 a.m. and ends about 3 p.m.

Women interested in agriculture, agribusiness or food policies are invited to the meeting to learn more about the group and its advocacy and education initiatives.

Other speakers include Donnell Scott of AIB International, a food safety company. Scott will present on the topic: "What's On Your Food Label?" Kathy Lounsbury, manager of the Greyhound Hall of Fame, will lead the group on a tour of the museum. The event also includes a silent auction and lunch at the historic Brookville Hotel.

The meeting and tour are free. The only cost is lunch. To register, contact Lesley Schmidt, second vice president, or register online here,

Those interested in sponsoring the event or donating an item for the silent auction should also contact Lesley Schmidt (

Kansas Agri-Women educate consumers and promote the importance of agriculture. Its motto: From Producer to Consumer with Understanding. For more information or to join, visit the Kansas Agri-Women web site,