Empowering Women In Agriculture
Montana State University and Flathead Valley Community College are partnering in a project to increase the participation and leadership of women in Montana's agriculture through research, education, internship experiences, and outreach.
The project objectives respond to the needs and transformative process pervasive of the 21st century agriculture:
- Identify the needs, aspirations, and achievements of women currently involved in agriculture
- Deliver an online course on women in agriculture
- Facilitate student experiential learning
- Increase public awareness of the contributions, aspirations, and needs of women in agriculture
The overall goal is to increase women retention and career success in agriculture and increase public understanding of women's roles and contributions to agricultural fields. Click the following links to learn more about this project.