Empower Blog Series Part 4: Refocusing

Empower Blog Series Part 4: Refocusing

August 15, 2017

Approximately 80% of the FarmHer Empower respondents indicated their feelings of being undervalued as a woman in agriculture. We at FarmHer are working to change this. The last part of the FarmHer Empower Survey Series shares advice from FarmHers on regaining confidence and holding their own

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Empower Blog Series Part 3: Finding Role Models

Empower Blog Series Part 3: Finding Role Models

August 08, 2017 1 Comment

Role models can instill confidence in future FarmHers and inspire young women to dream big. It is important, as experienced FarmHers in the industry, to reach out to the next generation and provide guidance and leadership. Our industry will continue to strengthen as we foster these relationships. 

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Empower Blog Series Part 2: Crafting Confidence

Empower Blog Series Part 2: Crafting Confidence

August 02, 2017 3 Comments

As we often hear, failure is part of life and a path for success. However, many women in agriculture let the fear of failure keep them from speaking up, according to FarmHer's research. 

What does it take for women to dream big without fear of failing?

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Empower Blog Series Part 1: Strides Towards Equality

Empower Blog Series Part 1: Strides Towards Equality

July 28, 2017 2 Comments

Women’s role in agriculture has been richly defined by many, from stories such as Little House on the Prairie to Dodge Ram’s “So God Made a Farmer” commercial. However, these stories and media portrayals barely scrape the surface when it comes to the vast roles women play in agriculture. Based on 233 responses from a FarmHer survey in 2016, over 62% of women think that gender matters more than age when it comes to gaining respect.

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