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Girl Power

For millennia, women have played a central role in farming and ranching communities. Today, a new generation of women are taking on new roles of carbon farmers and ranchers managers.

In the U.S., there are more than 900,000 women farmers, according to data collected in 2012 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That means women constitute 31 percent of the agricultural sector, and contribute upwards of $12 billion to America’s economy.

Read ‘A New Generation of Carbon Farmers: Organic, Grass-fed Ranch Connects Young Women to Agriculture’

Watch ‘Learning from the Land’

Pre-order Ronnie's New Book, Coming February 11

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