Women Farmers

by Gayle on October 9, 2014

In 1978 , five percent of the U.S. Farms were operated solely by women. Today that number is 13.7%  according to the USDA. These numbers do not include husband and wife combined management teams.  What are these women farming?  Below is a chart from the USDA 2012 Farm Census that shows the breakdown.

Women Farmers in the United States


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