Why women in ag are #winning at entrepreneurship.
Until 1994 women were not legally able to call themselves a farmer. Instead, they were referred to as ‘farmers wives’, ‘domestics’ or ‘help mates’. Even though women have been an essential part of agriculture for centuries, this had done historical damage and made many female farmers in the community feel invisible (1). Fast forward nearly 30 years, and things have changed. Women have overcome barriers such as the lack of self-confidence and pushing back on such topics as ‘im