California Women for Ag

Our Purpose

California Women for Agriculture (CWA) was formed in 1975, in the Coachella Valley. The name was chosen to develop a cross section of members. In fact, the nucleus of the first chapter was made up of consumers, as well as farmers. Today our membership is as diverse as the industry we represent; bankers, lawyers, accountants, marketing professionals, consumers AND farmers. With 20 chapters and 2,000 plus members across the state, CWA is the most active, all volunteer agricultural organization in the state and members are actively engaged in public relations, education and legislative advocacy...

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Our Mission

To promote an educational program in order to develop the interest of California women in agriculture and to promote agriculture in California. To involve women of the State of California for the following general purposes: to speak on behalf of agriculture in an intelligent, informative, direct and truthful manner; to keep CWA members informed on legislative activities pertaining to agriculture; to join forces when the need arises to deal with agricultural problems in a specific community; to improve the public image of farmers and to develop rapport within agricultural communities throughout the state.

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Get Involved

North Valley CWA Membership Information coming soon. For information now, email

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Meet Buttercup


Buttercup is a "real" milking cow and is an educational tool used as a REAL hands-on experience for all ages.Buttercup looks like a jersey cow and is branded with the CWA logo on her rear hip, similar to a where a real cattle brand would go!She has a working udder with teats you can really squeeze to get the effect of milking a cow.Buttercup is used by the North Valley Chapter throughout the local region at events, festivals and school functions. Keep track of Buttercup on our Facebook page!

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Nothing pleases us more than supporting the the future of agriculture. Nice job Cheyenne. We were pleased to support Tehama Junior Livestock Auction. ... See MoreSee Less

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North Valley CWA General Meeting

September 20, 2016, 6:00pm - September 20, 2016, 8:00pm

Howdy ladies! We are looking forward to a great meeting and reconnecting with our "west side" membership at El Patio in Hamilton City. We have lots to cover so plan to role up your sleeves and get t...

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North Valley CWA- Social/ Meeting

August 16, 2016, 6:00pm - August 16, 2016, 8:00pm

It's time to reconnect and get social! This month's meeting will definitely be more pleasure than business. There will be a BRIEF meeting and a very light agenda, sharing what's coming up and what c...

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