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ISU Extension & Outreach is holding a 7-week Master Conservationist Program, which will focus on history and current conservation opportunities in Iowa. The program is a combination of in-person and online learning. It takes place each Tuesday evening from 6-9pm … Continue reading
Women Land and Legacy is hosting a statewide virtual Learning Session entitled The Carbon Market: Soil Health, Carbon Sequestration & Economics on June 15, 2021 from 2-4pm. Hillary Olson, NRCS State Soil Health Specialist will share about soil health, conservation … Continue reading
Buchanan County WLL held their second successful Lunch & Learn on March 4, 2021. The event was attended by 17 people and focused on local small agriculture-related businesses. Lindsy Trotter, owner of Chilled Freezer Meals shared about her business that … Continue reading
On January 8, 2021, the Buena Vista and Pocahontas County WLL Team conducted an informative virtual Learning Session entitled Cybersecurity: Tips to Reduce Your Gigabyte-sized Security Risk to a Kilobyte. The Zoom event was attended by 13 people. The event … Continue reading
The WLL Local Team from Buchanan County developed and hosted Connecting Women in Ag, a successful virtual seminar that took place over the lunch hour on December 9 and 10, 2020. The seminar each day included two presenters and plenty … Continue reading
Prior to the COVID pandemic, the Cedar, Muscatine, and Scott County WLL team held monthly events on the first Friday of each month at a local restaurant. The events included lunch and a presenter on a different topic each month. … Continue reading
The WLL Team that includes Fremont, Mills, Montgomery, Page and Pottawattamie counties held a virtual event on November 12, 2020 from 7-8pm on Zoom. The event was entitled Honey Bee Workshop and featured Bountiful Blossoms Bee Company from Glenwood, IA. … Continue reading
It’s that time of the year when new or renewed land leases are being considered and negotiated. WFAN has been busy over the past week hosting events discussing important issues related to lease agreements and other land related legal considerations. … Continue reading
AUGUST 10TH WOMEN, LAND AND SOIL HEALTH RESOURCES On August 10th, Women, Land & Legacy and Women Caring for the Land partnered to host a virtual soil health 101 learning and networking event. 92 participants joined from nearly 30 states, … Continue reading
USDA Announces Details of Direct Assistance to Farmers through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. In … Continue reading