Salinas agricultural technology show highlights trailblazing women of all ages

Women of all ages management just 7% of U.S. farmland according to the 2012 Census of Agriculture from the United States Division of Agriculture. 

Despite this simple fact, there are dozens of women trying to adjust the face of agriculture, like Diane Wu and Poornima Parameswaran of Trace Genomics, which makes use of soil science, genomics and machine finding out to evaluate microbes and fungi in soil. 

These are just two of the girls that Amy Wu, the creator and main articles director of From Farms to Incubators, an future show at the National Steinbeck Centre, seeks to advertise with her operate highlighting women leaders and innovators in agricultural know-how.

Wu started crafting about this subject matter when she was covering agriculture for The Californian.

She then received several grants to make a documentary on the subject. And even immediately after the documentary was created, she uncovered that there ended up much more tales to tell.