SE Iowa BYLPN
March 24, 2015. Young farmers are invited to a Beginning Farmer Workshop hosted by the USDA Farm Service Agency, the Iowa Agriculture Development Division and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on March 24 at the IHCC- Bioprocessing Center located near Cargill in Eddyville, IA. Loan programs, young farmer tax incentives and other financial considerations will be discussed. For more information and to register see the flyer.
September 25, 2014. A SE Iowa BYLPN group met September 25, 2014 for a beef facilities tour. The group toured three southern Iowa farms and had dinner at the Marion County Extension Office. See the program brochure for more information.
June 23, 2014. The group met at the Marion County Extension Office and discussed topics of livestock housing options and cash flow, beginning farmer loan programs and the Farm Bill.
Thursday, February 20, 2014, 6 p.m. Activity Building, Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Fairfield. Jefferson County Cattlemen hosted a program on obtaining loans from government agencies. Speakers included Steve Ferguson of the Iowa Agricultural Development Authority and Dawn Stewart of the USDA. Dinner was provided by iowa State Bank. For more information please contact Adam Ledger at 641-919-0898.
Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, 4 p.m. Kickoff gathering featuring a cattle facilities tour, regional cover crop considerations and beginning farmer issues discussion. No charge for event, including social time and dinner. Meet at Extension office in Albia to carpool to Tim Kaldenberg farm. Monroe County Extension and Outreach at 641-932-5612. See the program brochure.
Appanoose, Davis, Lucas, Mahaska, Marion, Wapello
Patrick Wall, Beef Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org or (515) 450-7665
Colin Johnson, Project Coordinator, email@example.com or 515-291-9287
Sue Henderson, Regional Extension Education Director, firstname.lastname@example.org or 641-682-5491
Amy Brainard, Mahaska County CYC, email@example.com or 641-673-5841
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach with support of area commodity groups.