We have great events this summer state-wide with more events being planned so stay tuned to our calendar to find an event near you. Don’t see your county listed? Check out our map and list of participating counties here. Want to see Women, Land & Legacy in your county? Contact us to learn more!
Kossuth WLL – Listening Sessions
July 11th, Algona
Kossuth is the latest county to join WLL with two Listening Sessions. These event will be held at Waters Edge Nature Center, 1010 250th St., Algona. The first session will be from 9 – 11 a.m., the second from 6 – 8 p.m. Doors will open one half hour before each session. Light refreshments will be provided. For more info. or to RSVP contact Emily Ludwig, 641-584-2211 x 3.
BV/Pocahontas WLL – Agronomy Workshops
August 7th, September 4th, Rembrandt
Buena Vista/Pocahontas Women, Land & Legacy will partner on a series of events of focused on agronomic skills for women that allow for better decision-making, provide a better understanding of crop production, see and understand different conservation practices and increase confidence in communication with spouse, farming partner, ag. retailer or tenant. Workshops will be held at Margo and Ron Sievers farm, 1134 510th St., Rembrandt. RSVP and questions can be directed to 712-732-5056.
Emmet/Palo Alto WLL – Refilling your Cup
August 8th, Estherville
Join Emmet/Palo Alto WLL for an afternoon of “refilling” your cup. The session will being with a gentle yoga session with Nicole Rosford at her studio Zen Wellness, 9 North 5th St., Estherville, followed by an Herbs 101 session with Megan and Co. at the Emmet Co. Farm Bureau office. Please dress comfortably! RSVP and questions call 712-852-2865.
Cedar/ Muscatine/ Scott WLL – Pollinators and Farm Tour
August 9th, Tipton
Cedar/Muscatine, Scott WLL will host a pollinator and farm tour at Wendt Farm. Meet at the Tipton NRCS office, 205 West South Street, Ste. 2. Teresa Wendt, WLL participant, farmer and Soil Conservationist will guide the tour exploring a series of established prairies. The tour will end at Teresa’s farm for supper and info. on other conservation work on the farm. Stay tuned to the team’s Facebook page for more details or contact (563) 263-7944 ext. 3.
Palo Alto/Emmet WLL – Farmland Leasing and Land Value
August 13th, Emmetsburg
Palo Alto/Emmet will host a farmland leasing and land value meeting with presenting Kelvin Liebold. Palo Alto Co. Extension and Outreach Meeting Room in Emmetsburg. 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. RSVP by calling 713-852-2865.
Tama WLL – Composting
August 27th, Tama
Tama WLL will host a composting event at Red Earth Gardens. Red Earth Gardens and Iowa State University Extension & Outreach will be presenting. More details to come, stay tuned to the team’s Facebook page or call 641- 484-2702.
Bremer/Butler/Chickasaw/Floyd – Listening Sessions
September 5th, Nashua
The latest new Women, Land & Legacy team! Bremer, Butler, Chickasaw and Floyd counties will hold their Listening Sessions at the Borlaug Learning Center, 3327 290th St., Nashua. The first session will be from 1- 3 p.m., the second from 6 – 8 p.m. Doors will open one half hour before each session. For info. and to RSVP contact Val Horner, 641-394-2174 or Holly Merritt, 319-267-2707.
Palo Alto/Emmet – Soil Health Field Day
September 5th, Emmetsburg
Palo Alto/Emmet WLL will co-host a soil health field day covering soil health, erosion and tillage, conservation ag. and more. Meet at 5:30 p.m. at the USDA Service Center, 3302 Main St., Emmetsburg. This will be a field event, dress comfortabely. RSVP by calling 712-852-2865.
Madison WLL – Barn Tour
September 28th, Location TBD
Madison Co. WLL will host a tour of barns in the county, followed by a potluck supper and prairie walk. More details to come, stay tuned to their Facebook page, or contact the team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-462-2961, x3.