Find Information on Women in Rural America
Age is Just a Number for 100-Year-old Farmer
U.S. Department of Agriculure. Blog
Read about "Ms. Annie Faye Woodson has been directly involved in farming and ranching in Texas for the last 76 years" a news feature on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Blog.
Find Books on Women and Rural America
United States Department of Agriculture. National Agricultural Library. Rural Information Center.
Use the National Agricultural Library's Online Catalog AGRICOLA to locate books on Women and Rural America. Use simple terms to identify items like "rural AND women" or "women and rural America" or "women in agriculture". Use WorldCat to locate those titles in a library closest to you: http://www.worldcat.org/
Women and Minorities in Agriculture: Gender Issues Page
United States Department of Agriculture. National Agricultural Library. Alternative Farming Systems Information Center.
Listing of resources for Women in Agriculture.
Women in Agriculture
"While the total number of farms have been declining for many years, the number owned and operated by women is increasing."
Annie's National Network Initiative for Educational Success.
is an educational program dedicated to strengthening women's roles in the modern
Farm Service Agency's website for Women in Agriculture
U.S. Farm Services Agency.
"...find out more information about FSA's efforts to partner with other Federal and State agencies, community-based organizations and various grower organizations to improve the lives of women farmers and ranchers."
"A national coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women's organizations."
Rural Women's Health Information
Rural Assistance Council.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers through a Rural Women's Health online Guide.