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Erin Cumings |  Guest Blog |  Surrounded by a Sea of Blue

Erin Cumings | Guest Blog | Surrounded by a Sea of Blue

October 21, 2018

Read a guest blog from FarmHer Erin Cumings as she reminices about her FFA days and looks forward to the FarmHer Grow event at the 91st annual FFA convention!

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Callie Akins | Season 2 | Episode 14

Callie Akins | Season 2 | Episode 14

March 26, 2018

She eventually made her way to Oklahoma and graduated from Oklahoma State University before returning to Georgia. Callie returned to her family’s farm and started working full time at a local bank. This is when Callie realized that she wasn’t doing what she loved. Sometimes, you have to try something new to realize what you really want to be doing.

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Grow by FarmHer | Interview with Cristen Clark

Grow by FarmHer | Interview with Cristen Clark

October 02, 2017

Grow by FarmHer is a series of events that will inspire, educate and empower young women in agriculture, ages 16-22, to take an active role in leading the industry. The day-long event consists of interaction with great mentors, connections to peers, and the opportunity to listen to inspiring speakers. Cristen Clark will be a speaker at the events taking place in Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Follow Cristen on her blog, www.FoodandSwine.com and join her and the FarmHer team on this years Grow by FarmHer tour! 

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Why You Should Attend Grow by FarmHer

Why You Should Attend Grow by FarmHer

September 13, 2017

We all want to be #BossLadies, but how do you get to that status? If you're a young woman in agriculture looking for a path or advice for taking on the real world, we have what you need. Grow by FarmHer connects young ladies, ages 16-22, with professionals in the industry. Don't miss this great opportunity!

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Amber Greiman | Episode 22 | Paving the Way for Young FarmHers

Amber Greiman | Episode 22 | Paving the Way for Young FarmHers

May 01, 2017

I love the Iowa State Fair.  It’s an event I have attended every year of my life that I can remember.  Though I wasn’t raised on a farm and never showed any animals other than my cat in 4-H (yes, I said my CAT), I have always loved annual trips through the livestock barns at the fair.  

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Leanne Sutter | Episode 21 | The Heart of the Farm

Leanne Sutter | Episode 21 | The Heart of the Farm

April 24, 2017 2 Comments

It's no secret that farms have many moving pieces and that many times women are at the center of those pieces, keeping them all in the air.  Farms aren't just family operations, they are businesses that don't stop.  At the heart of the Sutter Farm in Pleasantville, Iowa is one such woman, Leanne Sutter.  

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Living to Serve

Living to Serve

February 27, 2017

If you have ever found yourself willingly wearing a blue corduroy jacket, you probably have shared the same life changing experiences that I have (and are extremely proud of it!). These experiences defined my career path, my sense of responsibility, and my dedication to serving others. The FFA organization, no longer known as only Future Farmers of America, continues to shape our leaders of tomorrow. 

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FFA OfficeHers | Episode 6 | Showing The Way To The Future of Ag

FFA OfficeHers | Episode 6 | Showing The Way To The Future of Ag

October 10, 2016

As we all know, FFA formerly stands for Future Farmers of America, though with the officer team this year, we might as well call them the future FarmHers.  For the first time in history, 5 of the 6 national FFA officers are young women.  Given that women were not even allowed to be a member of the organization until 1969, this is pretty epic.  

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Inspire Every HER

Inspire Every HER

November 23, 2015

On November 13, women came together from the state of Iowa to inform and inspire each other about opportunities in agriculture for the first time, organized by FarmHer.  

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