Women in Agriculture

Search is on for Wales Woman Farmer of the Year 2022

Search is on for Wales Woman Farmer of the Year 2022

The Wales Woman Farmer of the Year competition has returned after a two-year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and...

May 12, 2022

FUW to host ‘women in agriculture’ webinar

FUW to host ‘women in agriculture’ webinar

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) is hosting a webinar on International Women’s Day next Tuesday, March 8. The ‘women...

March 3, 2022

Women are under-represented at farm management level

Women are under-represented at farm management level

The Northern Ireland Assembly is to undertake a review which will identify how much women are under-represented at farm management level....

December 5, 2021

Women in Ag course ‘Be Your Best Self’ to begin in October

Women in Ag course ‘Be Your Best Self’ to begin in October

The Scottish Government has announced plans to fund a series of training courses – titled ‘Be Your Best Self’ –...

September 4, 2021

Women in Dairy reveals 2021 Dairy Industry Woman of the Year finalists

Women in Dairy reveals 2021 Dairy Industry Woman of the Year finalists

Three finalists have been selected for this year’s Dairy Industry Woman of the Year Award. Run as part of the...

August 11, 2021

UFU to host Women in Agriculture webinar series

UFU to host Women in Agriculture webinar series

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has announced plans to host a Women in Agriculture webinar series. The UFU launched its...

March 11, 2021

‘Ag Science might not be ‘sexy’ …but you’d be a fool not to follow your interests’

‘Ag Science might not be ‘sexy’ …but you’d be a fool not to follow your interests’

Ag science might not be as “sexy” as some other fields, but follow your interests and you’ll be rewarded with...

February 11, 2021

Lack of mentorship biggest hurdle for women in agriculture

Lack of mentorship biggest hurdle for women in agriculture

Lack of female role models within the agricultural industry is one of the biggest stumbling blocks for women working within...

December 9, 2020

Rebuilding agriculture’s reputation: Now’s time to get back on the front foot

Rebuilding agriculture’s reputation: Now’s time to get back on the front foot

There’s never been a better time to push for reform in agriculture’s public image – at least according to international...

December 9, 2020

Barbara Bray: Supply chain surpluses are ‘low-hanging fruit’ in food inequality challenge

Barbara Bray: Supply chain surpluses are ‘low-hanging fruit’ in food inequality challenge

Stresses on ‘just-in-time’ food supply chains caused by Covid-19 could spur change in how modern retailers factor in unsold produce...

December 8, 2020

International survey launched on Women in Food and Agriculture

International survey launched on Women in Food and Agriculture

A major international survey to assess the impact of Covid-19 on women in food and agriculture as well as where...

October 29, 2020

‘I want to continue raising the voices of women in agriculture’

‘I want to continue raising the voices of women in agriculture’

“I want to continue raising the voices of women in agriculture.” That’s the perspective of 28-year-old Ruth Parkes from Armagh...

July 5, 2020