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Women in farming: Is the future bright for the next generation?

The proportion of farmers who are women has dropped in the last ten years - but there's a new generation of female farmers finding new ways to break into the industry.

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Watch: Young farmer finds New Zealand job on Twitter

Young female farmers from the Midlands have been using innovative new ways to establish themselves in what has traditionally been seen as a man's world.

Sophie Barnes, who reared her first flock in Dale Abbey in Derbyshire, used social media to make contacts after she moved to New Zealand.

  • Hear more from Sophie's Skype interview from New Zealand with ITV News Central below.

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