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Eschewing tradition Woman in a man's world

Swiss women have always played a critical role in agriculture. Today a few of them even prefer doing a man’s job on the farm - driving tractors, raising crops and livestock - rather than taking on traditional female chores.

Silvia Ulrich was one of a handful of women in agriculture school, but she didn’t get too much flak from the guys. She went to the school because in order to take over her parents’ farm, having a diploma in agriculture could become a legal must-have one day. (Raffaella Rossello,

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