WAMC: Female Farmers Are On The Increase In New York’s Capital Region

The number of female farmers is on the rise across New York.

A Center for Economic Growth analysis of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s newly released 2017 Census of Agriculture finds a 24 percent increase in women farmers in the Capital Region between 2012 and 2017.  Marge Randles runs a cheese manufacturing operation in Glens Falls and a dairy farm in Argyle. She’s noticed more women farmers and points out some facts that she feels are influencing the perception of women in agriculture.  Listen here...

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