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Winnebego/Worth WLL Holds Biorefinery Tour

The Worth and Winnebago Women Land and Legacy group conducted a tour of the POET Biorefinery at Hanlontown. Participants had an opportunity to observe the day to day operation of the facility and learn about the process of converting corn … Continue reading

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SW WLL Hosts Cover Crop Meeting

On August 29th at the Waubonsie State Park’s Washawtee Lodge participants at the most recent program organized by Women, Land & Legacy of Southwest Iowa learned all about cover crops from local experts while enjoying good food and fellowship. Kelsey … Continue reading

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Tama Co. WLL Hosts Composting Event at Meskwaki Nation’s Red Earth Gardens

Tama County Women, Land & Legacy hosted 33 attendees at its August 27th composting Learning Session at Meskwaki Nation’s Red Earth Gardens.  Farm Production Manager Grant Shadden led the group on a tour of the farm including its newest component, … Continue reading

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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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