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Women in Ag: Tobacco Season in Pictures By: 09/06/2015 @ 10:50pm

Tobacco season in North Carolina runs from February through October.

Women in Ag: Interest Rates and the Bigger Picture for Your Farm By: 09/23/2015 @ 2:59pm

I remember the 1980s and farming. As a kid, my view of the world at the time was that corn was priced low. Cattle were…

Women in Ag: Fall Recipe Roundup - Cowboy Casserole By: 10/12/2015 @ 10:00am

Fall means the beginning of the warm, hearty meal season in my house. All summer, we eat fresh fruits and veggies out…

10 Things 4-H Taught Me That Sports Couldn't By: 10/08/2015 @ 9:30am

Every year the first week of October marks National 4-H Week. This week is a national celebration of the government's youth organization that serves over 1 million youths across our country. These youth…

Women in Ag: 59 Harvests By: 10/06/2015 @ 6:29pm

This year marks the 59th harvest for my grandpa. Our family first started farming in America in 1843, but my grandpa has truly built the farm I grew up on from the ground up. Today, he farms with his two sons…

Women In Ag: I Never Thought I'd Grow Up to Be a Pig Farmer By: 10/02/2015 @ 5:07pm

I didn’t grow up a pig farmer . . .  I grew up on a cattle and row-crop farm in north-central Iowa. When I met my husband in 4-H, I knew his family raised pigs. They have a farrow-to-finish operation…

Women in Ag: Feeling Thankful By: 10/02/2015 @ 12:45pm

There will always be those moments in life when you sit back and wonder, “How did I get here?” or, “How did this happen?” While away from home the past couple days, I found myself reflecting on…

How Many Women Farmers Are in Your State? By: 09/30/2015 @ 1:46pm

To celebrate and honor the contributions of women in agriculture, USDA has released a series of fact sheets detailing the impact women have on agriculture in each state and across the country. The nation-wide…

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