Female Ranchers are Reclaiming the American West

As men leave animal agriculture for less gritty work, more ranches are being led by women — with new ideas about technology, ecology and the land.

“Our current generation of land managers is aging out of that role. You could look at that as a disaster, or you could really look at that as an opportunity to change the paradigm.”

–Beth Robinette, fourth-generation owner and operator of the Lazy R Ranch in Cheney, Wash.

Read the full story: New York Times
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