Female Farmers: The Untold Story of American Agriculture

Audra Mulkern, founder, writer, and photographer for The Female Farmer Project™, devotes efforts to raising awareness of women in American agriculture.

In the United States about 14 percent of principal operators are female farmers and they control about 7 percent of farmland. While this number is very low compared to the rest of the agricultural world, the number of female farmers is growing. The Female Farmer Project, a multi-platform documentary project, chronicles women rising in agriculture around the world.
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Check it Out: The Female Farmer Project

According to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) data, the number of U.S. farms operated by women almost tripled over the past three decades with women running more farms and ranches, operating more land, and producing a greater value of agricultural products than ever before.

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