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July 14, 2020
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Virtual Program:
Fort Lupton, CO 80621
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You Don't Look Like Ag - Amy McFarland

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Amy McFarland is an agriculture instructor and faculty chair with the Agricultural Sciences and Technology Department at Aims Community College. Amy teaches agribusiness and Animal Science courses, including Animal Sciences, Agriculture Economics, Agricultural Marketing, Agricultural Finance and Ag has been told many times, “You don’t look like you’re in agriculture!” According to the 2012 Census of Agriculture, only 30 percent of farmers in the United States are women, while only 14 percent of farms had a female principal operator. In an industry that is traditionally male-dominant, Amy has made her own success and enjoys talking about her experiences, even if “she doesn’t look like Ag.”

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