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Prairie Rivers of Iowa and Women, Food, and Agriculture Network to Host Conservation Workshop

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
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(STANHOPE, IOWA) – Prairie Rivers of Iowa and the Women, Food, and Agriculture Network are co-sponsoring a workshop for female landowners in and around the Squaw Creek Watershed. This FREE workshop, titled Women Caring for the Land ℠ will take place Thursday, April 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Stanhope Community Center (600 Main St. Stanhope, Iowa, 50246).

Participants will enjoy a morning session of introductions and presentations about resource sharing, soil health information, and conservation planning. After a lunch catered by Patsy’s Place, participants will visit a local farmer to see how conservation practices can be implemented on the land. Please bring appropriate clothing and footwear for this portion of the workshop.

Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Kayla Hasper (khasper@prrcd.org or at 515-232-0048) by 4:30 PM on Monday, April 10, or fill out the form located on the Prairie Rivers of Iowa website (www.prrcd.org).

For more information, please visit www.prrcd.org or contact Kayla directly.

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Women and Agriculture: The Road to Global Security

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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The World Food Prize Foundation, Oxfam America and Foods Resource Bank cordially invite you to attend Women and Agriculture: The Road to Global Security.  


The event honors the anniversary of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug’s 102nd birthday and International Women’s Day


Keynote Speaker: Senator Joni Ernst  | Featuring Smallholder Farmer: Olga Tumax from Guatemala


March 29, 2016 | 6:00 p.m. Exhibits Open  | Program at 7:00 p.m.  | World Food Prize Hall of Laureates | 100 Locust Street | Des Moines, IA


RSVP at HTTP://WOMEN-AND-AGRICULTURE.EVENTBRITE.COM  Questions - Stephen Lauer | SLAUER@WORLDFOODPRIZE.ORG | 515.245.3730

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