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Spring WLL Event Re-caps

Lavender Farm Tour, Garrison The evening of June 10 brought picture-perfect weather for Tama County Women, Land & Legacy’s Summer Tour 2019: On the Hill Learning Session. Hostess Sue Hart shared a program on her lavendar operation in northwestern Benton … Continue reading

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WFAN Welcomes New Executive Director

The Women, Food & Agriculture Network recently hired Sherri Dugger as it’s new Executive Director. Sherri has worked extensively with family farmers as a journalist, fundraiser, advocate, and strategic planner. She founded the first women’s farmer chapter under the Indiana … Continue reading

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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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