articles about women-in-farming
Emily McGowan is on a mission to reverse the cycle of supermarkets selling fresh produce at cheaper rates.
23-year-old Sarah, a sustainable agriculture graduate, also worked on a 4,000-acre farm in the UK.
Rebecca Ryan and family farm 130 dairy cows and 330 beef cattle.
"It feels like today has been going seventeen different directions all at once," - Anna Truesdale
"We intend on continuing in suckler farming, despite the challenges.” - Adele (30), a vet nurse/accounts manager
She discusses her life as women in ag and outlines her plans for the future.
When she is not teaching at Salesian Agricultural College, Rachel can be found tending to her 90-dairy cow herd.
Anna Truesdale is now a YouTuber!
Ruth Parks farms a herd of pedigree Shorthorn cattle and works as a pharmacy dispensary assistant.
"No farmer questions my ability anymore." - Ciara Byers (19), dairy farmer and UCD ag student.
Teachers and suckler and sheep farmers, Miriam and Rachel, are the duo behind the Keeping up with the Hastings Instagram account.
Suckler and sheep farmer, Michaela Doran (23), repeated the Leaving Cert to study veterinary at UCD.
“Radiography was my first choice, but I didn’t get the points.”
“We farmed 1,000 sheep and 500 head of cattle for years,” – Elizabeth
“Growing up, I was never told I couldn't do something because I was a girl…” – Shauna (28)
She receives text message notifications from a Moocall calving monitor.
“I would never turn down a good run around the shops or getting the nails done!” – Emily, a civil engineering student & farmer.