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Women, Land and Legacy

Upcoming WLL Events

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 … Continue reading

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Women, Land & Legacy Featured in Iowa Farmer Today

By WLL Coordinator Wren Almitra Recently I was interviewed by Jean Caspers-Simmet for Iowa Farmer Today about the important outreach Women, Land & Legacy is providing to women producers and landowners in Iowa. Over the past 15 years Women, Land … Continue reading

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WLL State Team Member Recognized for USDA Outreach Work

On April 9th Women, Land & Legacy State Team member Wendi Denham was awarded the USDA Equal Employment Opportunity/Civil Rights Individual Achievement Award during the Diversity Day presentation (you can read about the 2017 group award given to the Emmet/Palo … Continue reading

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Women, Land & Legacy News

Enjoy the latest news from Women, Land & Legacy In this edition: Free Farm Conservation Assessment Tool Upcoming Women, Land & Legacy events across Iowa Upcoming Women Caring for the Land events Winter Learning Session re-caps On-line tool connects land … Continue reading

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Free Farm Assessment Tool Provides Multiple Benefits to Landowners

A new tool provided by the Natural Resources Conservation Service is available to landowners to help them assess and meet their stewardship goals. Partnering with the National Farmers Union, Iowa women landowners can take part in a free and confidential … Continue reading

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Upcoming Women Caring for the Land Meetings Focus on Soil Health, Water Quality

Women who own or manage farmland in Iowa are invited to participate in free discussions focused on soil health. Maintaining healthy soil is the key to productivity and environmental health for our farmland.  Nearly half the farmland in Iowa is … Continue reading

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Two Upcoming WLL Conferences

We have a few events coming up this spring and summer 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 … Continue reading

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Winter Sessions Bring Warmth in Networking and Learning

Despite the weather, Women, Land & Legacy teams across the state held a collective twelve events this winter. With a few re-schedules, and some events held in sub-zero temperatures, participants came out in high numbers to network and learn. Read … Continue reading

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Online Tool Connects Land Owners with Land Seekers

Women landowners are an important part of the Iowa landscape, owning or co-owning nearly 50% of land in the state. Most of these women are non-operators and may live off of the farm, yet who care about the integrity of … Continue reading

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Women, Land & Legacy News

Enjoy the latest news from Women, Land & Legacy In this edition: Women, Land & Legacy Celebrates 15 Years Upcoming Women, Land & Legacy events across Iowa Upcoming Winter Conferences Conservation Woman of the Year, Jan Wobeter Re-cap of WLL … Continue reading

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