According to Statistics Canada, in the last decade, farms operated solely by women in Canada has grown from 3.9% to 5%, and women now account for 26% of all farm operators in Canada. And women continue to excel into leadership positions across the agriculture supply chain, as was evident in the number of passionate women who attended this year’s Advancing Women — Leadership in Agriculture conference in Calgary, Alberta.
Related: Leadership Learnings from the Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference
In covering the event, we decided to talk to a series of delegates. In this video, we asked them to identify one challenge facing women in agriculture today.
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