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About Women's Agricultural Network

WAgN provides education and technical assistance geared to the needs of women farmers.

Mary Peabody Begins Sabbatical Adventures

For the next year, beginning October 1, 2014, WAgN Director Mary Peabody will be stepping back from day-to-day program delivery and management to focus more deeply on the areas of direct marketing and labor management as they impact small and … Continue reading

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Juggling Farm and Family?

Female farmers with children are wanted for interviews as part of a University of Vermont study on child care in farm families. Funded by a USDA-NIFA grant, this study is looking at the ways children impact a farm business and … Continue reading

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New Guide to Renting Farmland

For many beginning farmers, leasing can be an affordable way to gain access to productive farmland and associated infrastructure and equipment. For landowners, leasing can help offset the costs of ownership while keeping farmland in production. But how to determine … Continue reading

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