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Tag: You Go Girl! Women in Agriculture

We’re recognizing the accomplishments of some of the farm community’s leading ladies in our “You Go, Girl” series. In doing so, we salute women everywhere who have built management or leadership roles within agriculture.

It’s going to take a lot of female farmers to feed the future. We will get there faster if we do it together and help one another along the way.

A new book explores women who farm — often with minimal resources, little capital, maybe little land — but doing creative things to try to transform the agricultural system.

We asked you to nominate individuals to be recognized as “Ones to Watch” — and we’re in awe of the agricultural passion and work all the nominees exemplified.

Ohio Cattlemen's Association Executive Director Elizabeth Harsh has been key to the association's growth, and the growth of such programs as the Ohio Beef Expo.

Dianne Shoemaker, statewide dairy specialist for OSU Extension, also owns a 150-head dairy farm in Mahoning County. She lives what she teaches and teaches what she lives.

Linda Saif grew up around farm animals and developed a lifetime appreciation for their health and wellness.

Donniella Winchell’s credentials when she helped form the Ohio Wine Producers Association in the mid-1970s were rather limited. But she grew up among a family of wine-making aficionados.

The East Ohio Women in Agriculture conference brought more than 135 participants together for networking and farm business education.

Annie Warmke converted the Blue Rock Station property, by hand, nearly 20 years ago into Ohio’s first “Earthship."

Holmes County's Leah Miller helps farmers and rural communities with networking, education.
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