Pat Hill plants the seed for women farmers

Beaver Township farmer and Humboldt County community volunteer extraordinaire Pat Hill poses with her dog Kallie on her home farm in Beaver Township. Humboldt Independent photo by Kent Thompson.

You could call her a pioneer, but she would be preferred to be known as farmer Pat.
Humboldt’s Pat Hill was a female in a male-dominated profession before it was cool.
And that’s OK with Pat, because farming and helping in the fields has always been part of the Beaver Township resident’s Modus operandi.
A self-described “tomboy,” Pat said she grew up raising and riding horses and helping the guys in the field. “I had horses starting at age 4,” she said.
Read more about how "farm wife became farm life" for the Beaver Township agriculturalist in this week's Salute to Ag Producers. It is just one of several local stories and advertisements in the Humboldt Independent. Get your copy delivered by clicking on the link at the top of this page.

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