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.