5 fun facts about women in agriculture to celebrate International Women’s Day

Author: Kristy

Tomorrow (Saturday, March 8th) is International Women’s Day and in celebration we wanted to share some fun facts about women in agriculture. You may be surprised at the growing role women are playing in agriculture – some times as farm moms and sometimes as the principle operator.


1. There are a lot of female farm operators these days


2. Women are great at raising livestock


3.  Western and Northeastern states have the highest percentage of women operators.


4. Women operators, on average, tend to have a high level of education.


5. Compared with other male dominated professions, farming has been quick to welcome women as leaders.


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