16-07-2014 09:11 AM | United Kingdom

Agriculture is no longer a man’s world, says Ruth Brown

Nearly nine-in-ten female farmers are optimistic about their future in agriculture, according to results from a Barclays poll.

In the survey of 1,410 farmers, 88% said they were optimistic about the future of their farm, with the highest level of optimism (40%) found among those under the age of 24.

Nearly four-in-10 younger female farmers said they were optimistic about the role of women in agriculture, with 42% of those surveyed aged between 25 and 34 also positive about the future.
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