Agriculture Census Shows Rise in Women as Farm Producers

Clint Thompson Alabama, Florida, Georgia

A census of agriculture revealed more women producers.

A USDA statistician explains how the recent Census of Agriculture and its findings revealed more women producers and their influence in decisions on the farm. Rod Bain has the story.

Ginger Harris of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) explains the changes between the 2012 and 2017 Census of Agriculture that led to an increase in the number of producers on the farm.