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Author Archives: WLL
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
The Women, Food & Ag. Network is excited to announce that Women Landowner Days has moved ONLINE! In partnership with Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), we are now offering a free four-part online learning series from July-August 2020 for women who own … Continue reading
A new study is seeking women farmers to interview to help understand the causes and experiences of stress and happiness among women farmers. If interested, please read more on eligibility and details about the study. For additional information and to … Continue reading
From https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance/coronavirus-covid-19 In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories were able to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000. This advance is designed to … Continue reading
The Women, Food and Agriculture Network will now be offering Women Landowner Days as a free online learning series in partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). (Dates to be announced as they shift gears to an online platform!) … Continue reading
In March, PBS aired an interview with Jean Eels, who works with the Women, Food & Agriculture Network’s Women Caring for the Land program. In the interview, Eels talks about the importance of reaching Iowa’s women landowners, who own or … Continue reading