Snippet from article posted by Alberta Farmer Express (:

“Women are still a minority in farming but they can — and should — play a leading role.

That was a recurring theme at this year’s Advancing Women Conference, where attendees were told their leadership and communication skills are badly needed.

“Women’s voices are needed, that’s my underlying message — your hard work, your commitment, your dedication, whether you’re in an office or in the field, no matter where you are in the value chain,” said Krysta Harden, who has been a deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and chief of staff to former ag secretary Tom Vilsack…”

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