Cover Story - May 2009: WOMEN’S CHANGING ROLE ON THE FARM – from helpmate to full-time manager

Both on the farm and in industry organizations, women are increasingly taking an equal role and bringing their own set of skills to the task


If a male trucker picking up a shipment from Nightingale Farms ever makes the mistake of asking Carmina Halstead to fetch the boss, he’d better be prepared for a long stay. The diminutive 25-year-old has been known to make those who assume she’s an office “chick” wait up to three hours to load.

Better Farming - May 2009