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Women have always been an important but mostly unseen aspect of agriculture and in recent years are rising to the forefront in so many ways; as owner/operators, landowners, workers, mentors and much more.  Join us as we bring the image of women in agriculture to life on television through FarmHer.

FarmHer was founded in 2013 to begin to change the image of agriculture – to include women in that image through photographs and stories.  It quickly became clear that women in agriculture not only appreciated FarmHer, but they needed it.  And they asked for more.  Today, FarmHer has grown into not just a gallery of images that are changing the way people perceive a farmer, but also into an online community built just for women in agriculture.

 

Episode 4 – Mon, 27 Feb / 8.00pm

In this episode, we visit the oldest urban farm in Texas, then travel to Florida and learn how one woman began her own cattle exporting business.

 

Episode 5 – Mon, 6 Mar / 8.00pm

In episode five, the president of Sygenta opens up about her desire to feed the world and an alpaca farmHer shares her insights about the fiber market.

 

Episode 6 – Mon, 13 Mar / 8.00pm

Witness history in the making as for the first time ever, five women become National FFA Officers in the same term.

 

Episode 7 – Mon, 20 Mar / 8.00pm

It’s a mission of compassion and change as Heidi grows the Genesis Gardens to feed and support the homeless in Austin.

 

Episode 8 – Mon, 27 Mar / 8.00pm

See how one woman grew what started out as a kids 4 hour project, into a seasonal pumpkin patch.

 

Episode 9 – Mon, 3 Apr / 8.00pm

We follow Californian FarmHer Karen as she trains veterans to become farmers, and meet Colorado RanchHer Elin, as she shows Marji what it means to keep thousands of acres in the family.

 

Episode 10 – Mon, 10 Apr / 8.00pm

We follow FarmHer, Krystina Cook, as she gives us the low-down on pigs.

 

Episode 11 – Mon, 17 Apr / 8.00pm

From pigs to pies, Iowa FarmHer Christen goes from feeding pigs, to harvesting corn/soybeans, to baking a pear pie.

 

Episode 12 – Mon, 24 Apr / 8.00pm

Learn how Iowa FarmHer Crystal balances work, cattle and beauty swap and meet the Queen of Agrobacterium, FarmHer Mary-Dell, in North Carolina.

 

+++MORE EPISODES COMING IN MAY+++