“FarmHer on RFD-TV” Honors Women in Ag
This week’s episode of “FarmHer on RFD-TV” sponsored by Syngenta will feature distinguished science fellow and founder of the Syngenta biotechnology research labs, Mary-Dell Chilton, Ph.D. Learn more about her ground breaking research and its continued impact on agriculture.
Chilton’s episode will air at 9:30 p.m. ET. A rerun will air Saturday at 11 a.m. ET, Sunday at 9:30 p.m. ET and Wednesday at 8 a.m. ET. Check your local listings to see which channel in your area broadcasts RFD-TV.
To celebrate the critical role women are playing in agriculture, Syngenta is sponsoring a new television series on RFD-TV. Scheduled to start airing this fall, “FarmHer” will feature some of the industry’s amazing women and the impact they make every day to help feed more than 7 billion people.
“Syngenta recognizes how valuable women are in agriculture all across America,” says Dan Burdett, head of customer marketing at Syngenta. “From driving tractors on the farm to discovering innovations in the lab, women continue to make major contributions to our industry.”
Each episode of “FarmHer” will tell stories of real women who, as the “FarmHer” theme states, “love the land, care for the community and feed the people.”
“I founded ‘FarmHer’ in 2013 to begin changing the image of agriculture—to include women in that image through photographs and stories,” says founder Marji Guyler-Alaniz, who is also a professional photographer. “This partnership with RFD-TV and Syngenta takes what I started with ‘FarmHer’ and launches it to the next level.”
“Syngenta recognizes how valuable women are in agriculture all across America.”
The “FarmHer” TV series will use still photography, video and insights from the featured women themselves to showcase their invaluable contributions to agriculture, as well as to their families and communities.
“We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Syngenta to help bring the compelling stories of women in agriculture to homes all across the country,” says Raquel Gottsch, executive producer of “FarmHer.” “RFD-TV is pleased to work with a company that has a genuine interest in the work and passion of all Americans who work in this industry—no matter their gender.”
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