(AP) - Kansas farm women are gathering near Manhattan for the second annual "Dirt, Denim and Diamonds" conference.
The two-day event begins Friday at the Living Water Ranch 16 miles north of Manhattan. It is hosted by the Flint Hills Chapter of Kansas Agri-Women.
The conference focuses on the role of rural women on the farm, with sessions on leadership, current events and agricultural issues as well as skill-building opportunities.
Topics on Friday's agenda included food labeling, livestock photography and farm communication. Saturday's plans include more sessions on areas ranging from livestock to agribusiness.