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Over the past few decades, women have entered agriculture in unprecedented numbers increasingly, women own farmland, are new farmers or have become.
1 women farmers control 7 percent of us farmland, account for 3 percent of sales women principal operators tend to be older than principal operators. Maine's growth spurt of young farmers isn't a surprise to 31-year-old mike bahner , who has owned bahner farm in belmont since 2009 along. Keywords: farm operators, farm structure, farm women, female farm operators, women farmers are older on average than male farmers, but the gap between.
According to usda's economic research service, characteristics of women farm operators and their farms found that the number of women-operated farms.