General Resources for Women in Agriculture

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Desire Smith, Community and Environmental Sociology major Photo from UW-Madison CALS Flickr

Newspaper Articles

Radio Shows

  • Female Farmers: A Growing Trend in America (NPR October 2004) 
  • In the Tractor Seat: Women Farmers Take the Steering Wheel

    • Play Now For generations they were called, “Farm Wives.” But these days women are starting up the tractors and taking the reins of responsibility for farming in their own right. Join us to hear women farmers tell their stories of success and ingenuity in the face of the daunting challenges of sustaining small farms in an age of industrial agriculture. (55 minutes)