The rise of women in agriculture

Lisa Keeler prepares to introduce a bum lamb to a ewe that recently lost its baby. Keeler runs her own sheep ranch near Buffalo (Photo by Jennifer Burden, Buffalo Bulletin)

For generations, a woman’s role in society was forged in tradition and defined by necessity.

Women’s roles have been no less important than men’s, but it’s been a role that has put women behind the scenes. Caretakers. Homemakers. Mothers.

How Wyoming is Using Blockchain to Ensure Ranchers Get Price Premiums for Sustainably-Raised Beef

Packaging materials solution company Avery Dennison’s retail branding arm (RBIS) and the Wyoming Business Council have tapped blockchain startup BeefChain to help ranchers who use certain management practices like rotational grazing or grass-finishing to reap the pricepoint benefits that consumers are willing to pay for sustainably-raised beef.