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Posts tagged: National Farmer’s Union

Promoting Women in Agriculture

USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, Rebecca Blue, speaks with attendees of the Women in Agriculture roundtable in Bailey, CO.

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of participating in a “Women in Agriculture” roundtable in Bailey, Col. The participants were from across the United States with a variety of agricultural backgrounds.  Some were just beginning while others had years of experience under their belts.  These women came together as part of the National Farmers Union-Women’s Conference and it was inspiring to watch as they shared concerns and found answers in one another’s experiences and knowledge. Read more »