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Here are some other recent stories in the news that caught our attention:

2-24-21 Tom Vilsack confirmed as ag secretary

2-21-21 New £100k training scheme for women in aquaculture and rural sectors

Feb 2021 15 Leading Women at the Intersection of Food and Technology

1-26-21 Nominations are now being accepted for the WIA Demeter Award of Excellence

1-19-21 Dr. Jewel Bronaugh, the former Virginia State University (VSU) Dean of the College of Agriculture, has been nominated to serve as USDA Deputy Secretary of Agriculture.

1-7-21 Norma Ritz Johnson has been named the new executive director for the U.S. Sorghum Checkoff.

12-23-20 Carrie Castille, PhD, has been named as the new director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture in the U.S. She is the first female to serve as NIFA director in a non-acting capacity.

11-20-20 Highlighting the women in agtech

(NOTE: This article talks of Amy Wu, who was a 2020 WIA Demeter Award recipient.) and see also the walk-through of the gallery display at the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, Calif., that highlights these women

11-17-20 FEAP elects first female president

 

11-9-20 Women dominate list of potential nominees for agriculture secretary

11-6-20 The Federation of European Aquaculture Producers has elected its first female president

 

10-27-20 Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford talks food supply during the pandemic

 

10-13-20 Exhibition honors women who use agtech to solve sector challenges.

10-13-20 New report finds women underrepresented in meat sector.

 

10-7-20 Nobel prize in chemistry goes to two women scientists.

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