Radio Script 11-12-19

November moon in the high country.

According to a recent Farm Bureau poll, 91% of the 3,000 women who participated in the survey said they want to see more women fill leadership roles in agriculture. The 2017 USDA-agricultural census, showing increased interest and employment of women in the industry. Today, female producers make up 36% of the nation’s farmers a 27% percent increase from the 2012 census results. Of the 2.04 million farms and ranches in the U. S., 38% are owned or managed by female operators.  read more