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Women In Agriculture Forum Held In Rock Island

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More than 200 women attended the women in agriculture conference at Jumer's Casino and hotel in Rock Island. 

Today's event is a bi-state initiative between Illinois and Iowa to help females network about 22 industry experts came out to discuss issues like marketing.

'Estate planning is a key feature right now," Manager of Rock Island County Farmer Bureau DeAnne Bloomberg said. "A lot of family farms are looking for the farm to be passed on to the next generation." 

"We've got women from as far away as Central Iowa, up from the Chicago area, and as far as down south as Quincy."

This the fifth year for the forum.