Women in Agriculture

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Growing Better in New Hampshire

Our agriculture and horticulture specialists use the best research-based information to give New Hampshire farmers, businesses and citizens with the tools they need to succeed.  We provide workshops, fact sheets, programs, on-site consultations and comprehensive pest, plant and soil diagnostics.


October 15, 2022 | 8:30am - 4:00pm
Join us Saturday, October 15, 2022 for this year's Women's Farm Equipment Field Day!  This workshop is for women who want to improve their tractor driving skills, including using PTO and hydraulics…
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Growing Farms, Growing Communities

Annie’s Project empowers N.H. women in agriculture

When Emma Downing ’16 opened Blue Heron Farm in New Boston two years ago, she received as a gift a felted wool flag featuring an artfully-rendered blue heron in flight. Nestled in a clover-filled pasture on a slope with three grazing cows, a crowd of young pigs and a colorful flock of laying hens, Blue Heron Farm is just one of the Granite State’s new, women-owned farms.  Read more

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