Little research exists on the millions of Americans who own and lease agricultural land, especially women. Through Women for the Land, AFT is tackling this information gap head-on by conducting new research to learn more about women landowners and the barriers they face in accessing conservation resources.

In January 2019, AFT released a new report, along with illustrative profiles and videos, that found women landowners are important in the broader implementation of conservation practices on farms. The report, “Testing the Women Landowner Conservation Learning Circle Model,” also shows women-only learning circles work as a means for expanding conservation actions and women who participated want to learn more.

Read our latest research.