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During both World Wars, many civilian women took up jobs in agriculture, replacing those men who went to war. The women who worked for the Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls. In forestry, Women's Timber Corps were known as Lumber Jills. At the height of the First World War the Land Army had a full-time membership of 23,000 members. The number exceeded 80,000 during the Second World War.

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from Grist

Acknowledging women's role in the sustainable food movement

WWII Women's Land Army Why doesn't America do this again, put good women to work for the betterment of all.

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Anything Green - Growth Green Agriculture are an agricultural investments company specialising in emerging markets and options to invest now in Ghana - for more information on agricultural investments visit us @ http://ggagriculture.com

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Vegetable Gardening 101
from Dengarden

How to Grow Strawberries Using Plastic Bottles

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Top Agricultural Careers in Ag Biotechnology – AgCareers.com developed career profiles for high demand jobs in the agricultural industry. Explore the top careers in agricultural biotechnology and find out the education needed, recommended high school coursework, job outlook and typical employers. More information on other agricultural career profiles can be found here: http://www.agcareers.com/career-profiles/

Top Agricultural Careers in Ag Biotechnology – AgCareers.com developed career profiles for high demand jobs in the agricultural industry. Explore the top careers in agricultural biotechnology and find out the education needed, recommended high school coursework, job outlook and typical employers. More information on other agricultural career profiles can be found here: http://www.agcareers.com/career-profiles/

Flat lays are my current obsession. <3 Herbalist Deb Soule's list of healing plants... Deb's life closely follows the yearly agricultural rhythm, spending most days with her hands in the earth tending three acres of medicinal plants using organic and biodynamic practices.

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When they want to escape the mayhem of city life in Chicago, Diane Pascal and Thomas Richie retreat to their low-profile getaway in Hennepin, Illinois, a town where agriculture and ecology are still a part of the locals’ common knowledge.

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