Characteristics of Women Farm Operators and Their Farms

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.

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Author: 
Robert A. Hoppe and Penni Korb
Publisher: 
Washington, DC: USDA Economic Research Service
Page Numbers: 
51
Publication Date: 
April 1, 2013
Literature Category: 
Reports and Studies