WINCHESTER — Agriculture has always been a male-driven industry; Scotiabank and local women want to change the perspective.
On Wednesday, February 12, Scotiabank held a Women in Agriculture networking lunch at Winchelsea Events in Winchester. Local women in agriculture were invited to enjoy the company of others and learn about the struggles and successes of other women in the business.
Case IH, a global agricultural equipment brand of CNH Industrial, held a “Women in Agriculture” event in partnership with RGS Agricola, a local Case IH dealer, to discuss the importance of women’s role in the agribusiness, at the beginning of August in Pedro Osório, Rio Grande do Sul state, southern Brazil.
Women play a major role in agriculture, as farmers and through their work on family-owned farms.
January 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Their contribution is vital to growing important Mars crops, such as coffee, tea and cocoa, where women can provide up to 45% of the labor and frequently face discrimination.