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Resilient and Faithful: That Was My Mom

Even while fighting cancer, my mom was constantly making sure that everyone and everything was taken care of from the cattle to the kids.

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What Women Need but Might Speed Past: Noticing

What was vital to Krista’s battle with breast cancer? Good habits for her mental health.

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Emma’s Rural Investments: Equipment, Cows & Commitments

Love often moves us to invest in the future. For Emma, her family’s love has created a legacy of commitment.

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Carla Thrives in Her Busiest Season

Despite Carla’s zeal for an intense and busy life, fall is her craziest season of all because of harvest.

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Who Inspires Gina Jo Sugarek? Her Daughter Samantha, the Next Generation of Women Farmers

Seeing what Samantha, a preemie born at 29 weeks, has already overcome gives her mom Gina hope for future women farmers.

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Who Inspires Kate Lambert? First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

Women can feel pressure to fill a mold that doesn’t fit. Yet we have great role models who show us how to forge a new path that does.

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Who inspires Pam Selz-Pralle? The Founding Women of Wisconsin Agriculture (WWA)

Influential women don’t have to be on magazine covers or have national platforms. They are the ripples of influence around us.

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Finding Strength Through Weakness

After foot surgery, farmer Joan Ruskamp became dependent on other people. As it turns out, that was okay.

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How One Bomb Cyclone Led to a Stronger Cattle Operation

One terrible winter storm caused Sallie and her family to adjust their entire business model to ensure that their land and cattle flourish.

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Rachel Gray: Tell us about a good thing from 2021 that you plan to take with you?

After surviving a severe drought, Minnesota farmer Rachel Gray says to always talk to other people and watch for new ways to do things.