Since the beginning of time, females have played a crucial part in farm and ranch operations. From Native American women who oversaw the harvesting of crops for their tribes to the wives and daughters who stepped up to do what was needed on their home farms as men went off to fight in World War II, the female gender has always played a crucial role in agriculture, and it is a role that is constantly evolving.
More and more, women are stepping into roles predominantly filled by men, including Jenny Johnson, who serves as ranch manager for Timmerman Land and Cattle in Electra, Texas.
Born and raised in Wyoming, Johnson spent her childhood on her grandparent’s ranch in the southeast corner of the state, next to the Colorado border.
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