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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North Valley Chapter, CA. Women for Ag. shared Tehama County Farm Bureau's event. ... See MoreSee Less

Farm-City Bus Tour

October 27, 2016, 8:00am - October 27, 2016, 2:00pm

The Farm-City Celebration Committee invites you to attend the 2016 Agri-Business Bus Tour; one of our most popular events where participants are able to experience some unique aspects of agriculture i...

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Update regarding the rescheduling of the Dairyville Orchard Festival. ... See MoreSee Less

See you all next weekend!

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North Valley Chapter, CA. Women for Ag. added an event. ... See MoreSee Less

North Valley CWA- October General Meeting

October 18, 2016, 6:00pm - October 18, 2016, 8:00pm

Want to hear a pizza joke? NO- Cause its gonna be cheesy! Bahhaaahhaaa .............Kidding aside, we hope you will join us for our October meeting. New faces are always welcome and we have lots of ...

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Buttercup is looking forward to- Dairyville Orchard Festival- Sat, Oct 15 at the Lassen View School. 10am- 4pm. Festival-goers will appreciate time honored favorites such as the antique tractor parade, local musicians, great food, and delicious local orchard products. So many things to do...Kids booths and events, local crafters, Giant Pumpkin Contest, local produce such as jams, candy and even sauerkraut! You'll have a chance to learn farm facts, see the latest in farm equipment, talk with local authors and history buffs and of course milk Buttercup. ... See MoreSee Less

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