women farmers Despite Changing Gender Roles, It's Still Often Sons Who Go Home to Farm By Amy Mayer • Jul 31, 2016 Amy Mayer/Harvest Public Media Growing up on a family farm in West Bend, Iowa, Haley Banwart and her brother were like other farm kids. They did chores, participated in 4-H, and even raised cattle together. Women have Always been Farmers, Now They’re being Counted By Luke Runyon • Nov 19, 2014 Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Media When farmer Sondra Pierce had her first child, she decided to forgo daycare. My Farm Roots: She's Her Dad's 'Son' By Peggy Lowe • Aug 12, 2014 Courtesy Emily Robbins Emily Robbins is a city girl now. Deadline Looms for USDA Discrimination Claims By Scott Stuntz • Feb 27, 2013 https://www.facebook.com/AgriWomen/photos_stream Women and Hispanic farmers who believe that were discriminated against by the USDA have one month left to file a claim with the federal government. Women and Hispanic farmers who believe they were denied USDA farm service loans have until march 25th to file claims.