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Making a Difference in Vermont with Women Farmers

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.
 
Learn more at UVM Extension News Stories

Want to read about more impacts like this? Check out Fresh from the Field, a weekly bulletin showcasing transformative impacts made by grantees funded by NIFA.

 

Farm Bill Priority Areas
Agriculture economics and rural communities
U.S. States and Territories
Vermont
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