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Great Plains Growers Conference is Feb. 12-13 online

It’s conference season! Here’s another great learning opportunity for Midwest farmers. Reprinted from ISU Extension and Outreach News. The Great Plains Growers Conference is an educational opportunity for commercial fruit, vegetable, cut flower and honey bee producers from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and other Midwest states. Participants have access to research-based information, from both vegetable research … Continue reading Great Plains Growers Conference is Feb. 12-13 online

Register now for Iowa Specialty Producers Conference Jan. 19-20

Register now for the Iowa Specialty Producers Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 19-20, 2021. This second joint gathering of the Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association and the Iowa Wine Growers Association will take place entirely online. Keynote speaker Hugh McPherson will share best practices for incorporating “agri-tainment” into a farming operation. He owns … Continue reading Register now for Iowa Specialty Producers Conference Jan. 19-20

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Virtual MarketReady class for producers begins Feb. 13

Ready to explore selling your farm products to institutions? Learn how to scale up and manage risk through our virtual MarketReady workshop series beginning Feb. 13. You will learn what it takes to diversify profitably into wholesale, retail and institutional markets. The course includes seven online modules plus live virtual discussions on the following Saturdays, … Continue reading Virtual MarketReady class for producers begins Feb. 13