Women play a significant role in NY agriculture, which was valued at $5.7 billion in 2012. Just under 20% of NY farmers are women, according to the 2012 Census of Agriculture. Members of NY Agri-Women are involved with numerous facets of NY agriculture, among them: dairy farming, vegetable production, wine production, agribusiness, extension, and maple production.
New York Agri-Women was founded in 2010 and is a state affiliate of American Agri-Women.
New York Agri-Women makes its mission advocating agriculture by educating consumers, elected officials, and members of the agriculture community about the issues that affect New York food and agriculture.
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For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the NY Agri-Women President Sheila Marshman at 607-244-5539.