Women

Women involved in agriculture are a fast growing population with a unique set of farm safety and health needs. It’s important to consider PPE, ergonomic practices, nutrition and other gender-based health needs that are specific to the female body. Take charge of your health with a few of these resources!

The AgriSafe Network is a leader understanding the health needs of women in agriculture. Check out their resources featured below or go to their website to watch webinars, read articles, and find more resources created just for women in agriculture!

 

Click for the Women's Ag Health Risk Assessment Tool

Online tools
recorded Webinars

 

USDA Women in Ag

The 2012 Census of Agriculture notes that nearly 1 million women are working America’s lands. That is nearly a third of our nation’s farmers. Together, these women are generating $12.9 billion in annual agricultural sales. The USDA is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion in the agriculture—and that includes building opportunities for women to grow, learn from one another, and lead within their industries.

Visit their website to find out more!

 

 

Pony Tail Ag Campaign Facebook

The Pony Tail Ag Campaign shares the stories of women involved in North Carolina agriculture. From the farm to the lab, from government to schools, women are changing the face of agriculture. Join the campaign as it embarks on a tour, interviewing some awesome ladies. Check out a few of our favorite stories about women involved in NC Agromedicine.

Meet Jessica Wilburn from the NC Agromedicine Institute! We got to talk with Jessica while the #PonytailAg crew was…

Posted by Ponytail Ag on Sunday, November 17, 2019

If you haven’t heard of Dr. Crystal Kyle yet then you are missing out! The #PonytailAg team chatted with Dr. Kyle about…

Posted by Ponytail Ag on Monday, November 11, 2019

 

Women in Ag Learning Network

 

Helping Farm and Ranch Women Succeed

The Women in Agriculture National Learning Network (WIA LN) provides resources, education and networking opportunities to help women farmers and ranchers across the US meet their business and quality of life goals. Their current focus is on supporting agricultural educators and service providers who work with beginning farm and ranch women.

 

Other Resources for Women in Ag