Women in ag face unique business challenges

Snippet from article posted by The Western Producer:

“Why are so many women at the Royal York driving pick-up trucks?” one presenter joked during the Advancing Women leadership conference in Toronto earlier this month.

“We’re here to learn and inspire each other and learn to be good leaders,” said dairy farmer and school teacher Janelle Bennett from Mildmay, Ont., who brought her baby and her team of female barn workers to the life skills for leadership-women in agriculture presentations.

She was interviewed while rocking eight-month-old Kelsey in her stroller in the corridors of the opulent Royal York. There, more than 400 women gathered from farms and agribusinesses to weigh in on topics such as social media, healthy living and procrastination…”

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