Making a Difference in Vermont with Women Farmers

Friday, June 1, 2018
Women farmers and ranchers are one of the fastest growing groups in agriculture, making up 30 percent of all farm operators. However, women-operated farms tend to be smaller, and only 10 percent have annual sales over $50,000.
 
University of Vermont Extension and the national Women in Agriculture Learning Network (WIA-LN) provides information and resources for future farmers to succeed in agriculture in the United States. In the past two years, WIA-LN delivered web-based education directly to 3,300 people across the U.S.
 
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