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Women Farmers

October 27, 2002|From Associated Press

Percentage of farms run by women:

1. New Hampshire, 17.60%

2. Alaska, 17.34%

3. Hawaii, 16.85%

4. Massachusetts, 16.61%

5. Rhode Island, 15.65%

6. Florida, 15.47%

7. Connecticut, 15.00%

8. New Jersey, 14.90%

9. Nevada, 14.35%

10. Oregon, 14.11

11. Maine, 14.10%

12. Arizona, 14.08%

13. California, 13.58%

14. Vermont, 13.42%

15. Washington, 12.14%

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1997 survey

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