The share of U.S. farms operated by women nearly tripled over the past three decades. Using Census of Agriculture data from 1978 through 2007, this report provides detailed information about women farmers and the types of farms they operate.
Characteristics of Women Farm Operators and Their Farms
Econcomic Information Bulletin
Robert A. Hoppe and Penni Korb
Washington, DC: USDA Economic Research Service
April 01, 2013
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Women in Agriculture