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Iowa Specialty Producers Conference is January 23-24 in Ankeny

Join us for the Iowa Specialty Producers Conference, Thursday and Friday, January 23-24, 2020, at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny. For the first time, this event is a joint gathering of the Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (IFVGA) and the Iowa Wine Growers Association (IWGA). Registration is now open! The conference will feature … Continue reading Iowa Specialty Producers Conference is January 23-24 in Ankeny

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Guiding farmers to legal resilience

by Connie Hardy, program coordinator FFED staff members Kendra Meyers, Emily Coll and I recently attended a workshop entitled “Guiding Farmers to Legal Resilience.” A Duluth-based organization called Farm Commons sponsored the workshop. Their mission is to help farmers understand the legal ins and outs of business structures, and matters involving land, liability and insurance … Continue reading Guiding farmers to legal resilience