Targeting women in agribusiness
Swisher, M. E.
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This is a summary of a study on extension programs and women. Extension services can help identify and train woman to reach management positions at large-scale nonagricultural productions, such as flowers. The concentration of employees in larger nurseries is an opportunity for extension workers to reach out and provide information to both employers and employees on ways to recognize talent and maximize potential skills. The results showed that even though women 42 percent of the employees were women, there are significant differences between men and women on occupational status.