women in agriculture

Women in Ag Magazine 2024-002

The new issue of Women in Ag Magazine is out! This new issue illustrates what the spring of 2024 has been for us: busy, a rollercoaster of emotions and filled with inspiring encounters. We visited a farm run by four generations of women during our holiday in the south of France, introduce our new mental […]

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Women in Ag Mag 2024-001

Happy birthday to us! International Women’s Day 2024 marked the third anniversary of Women in Ag Magazine, launched on 8 March 2021. In those three years of existence, what started as an idea grew into not just a magazine, but a beautiful community of women and supportive men in agriculture around the world. That is […]

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science with Claudia Campanella

Last Sunday might have seemed like an ordinary day to most, but for women and girls in science, it is a very important one. On February 11, we celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The initiative comes from the United Nations, in an effort to call attention to a persistent issue […]

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“Being women makes us better equipped to adapt to change”

Kate Hoare, winner of the Women in Ag Awards 2023, Trenance Dairy, Tideford (Cornwall, UK)   In her mid-thirties, Kate Hoare decided to go for a career as a full-time dairy farmer. A farmer’s daughter, her choice to take over her dad’s milk contract and start her own farm with husband Kevin and their three […]

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Women in Ag Magazine 2023-004

Another year came and went… The fourth issue of Women in Ag Mag has been published, bringing the magazine’s third year to a close. Over the passed few years, we have been working hard on our content. Now it is time to level up. Our newsletter is part of that, you should see more of […]

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Deanna M. Kovar elected President John Deere Europe, Africa and Asia

The new President of John Deere’s Europe, Africa and Asia “small agriculture and turf care” is a woman. In her new role, Deanna Kovar is responsible for the European, African and Asian markets and for equipment and technology solutions for small agriculture and turf care customers globally. Kovar, who grew up on a dairy farm […]

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Women in Ag 2023-003

Autumn is here and with it a bright, crisp new issue of Women in Ag Magazine! This issue is taking us to Austria twice, where Antoon met with Angela Stöckl, who runs one of her country’s most innovative dairy farms with compost stables, and Marlene Neuwirth who is completely in her element this season since […]

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Grief is a wave and a freight train

Erica Leniczek on how to deal with grief   “It doesn’t matter what you do, eventually you lose everyone in your life or they lose you.” The reality of that quote is that it’s true. Either everyone loses us or we lose everyone. We are set up with neurological processes to handle loss and grief […]

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“There are a lot more women than men in agriculture in Zambia!”

Chileshe Chansa, Lusaka, Zambia Chileshe Emmeldah Chansa (41) runs a mixed farm in Lusaka province in Zambia, Southern Africa. Without a real agricultural background, she started up her farm, Mabala farm, all on her own after seeing a friend do it. Today, she runs a farm and all the administration that comes with it on […]

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Women in Ag Awards 2023 – Meet the jury!

Every competition needs a jury. So do the Women in Ag Awards, which we are organising together with the DLG and will be awarded at Agritechnica next November. Our jury is composed of women from all over the world who are active in the broad agricultural sector at different levels. We are happy to introduce […]

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