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The changing face of agriculture

The Around Farm Progress podcast explores the rise of women returning to run the family farm.

It's well known that agricultural land will be farmed, but by whom? Agriculture is undergoing change and the next generation farming the land will be more diverse. More women are coming back to run the farm, according to data from USDA.

Holly Spangler, editor of Prairie Farmer, looked at the phenomenon the best way possible – sharing the stories of women on different farms who are taking over. She shares some insights on her recent coverage of the topic. She shows how coming back, and what it means for state agricultural

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