On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast™, you’ll meet Melody Garner-Skiba.

Melody Garner-Skiba, a versatile leader in agriculture brings 23 years of diverse industry experience, including recent roles as the ED of the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers and President of the Canadian Sugar Beet Producers. Now dedicated to managing her family ranch and running “Garnering Results,” a consulting firm, she is also the President of the Lethbridge Therapeutic Riding Association and a recipient of the 2023 AFSC Women in Ag Award, driven by her passion for building strong communities and fostering growth in the agricultural industry.

For full show notes, including links mentioned in the show, head over to wildrosefarmer.com/188

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[17:30]  Transferable Skills and The Importance in Them

[24:10] Challenges Producers Face for Sugar Beet Growers 

[31:38] Why it Was so Important to Be a Mentor for Women in Ag

[37:00] Advice for Someone Looking to Get More Involved in the Ag Industry Off the Farm

[41:10] The Most Rewarding Part of Being a Rural Woman

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