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Women Gaining Ground, Presented by Women, Land and Legacy

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
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The Women Gaining Ground keynote speaker is Laurie Guest, a highly sought after humorous speaker called on to deliver top-notch, content-filled programs with a good does of motivational laughter. The conference features several farm management topics from vineyards to soybeans; plus women in ag topics from meals in minutes to landscaping. Registrations are due by April 21 and the conference takes place on April 30, 2016 at the Glenwood High School. The conference is presented by Women, Land and Legacy in partnership with several other organizations.


For more information or to register, contact Iowa State University Extension and Outreach at 712-374-2351 or 712-527-3316 or 712-623-2592. 


Also see www.facebook.com/womenlandlegacywgg.

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Women as New and Beginning Farmers; a USDA Ag Women Lead Engagement Call

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 1:00pm
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JOIN THIS NATIONAL CALL BY PHONE FOR A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE! The USDA's Ag Women Lead team is hosting the second in a series of several engagement calls. Iowa's very own Pam Johnson, former President of the National Corn Growers Association ia a guest speaker. If you are looking to start a career on the farm or ranch, or have just begun your career and are looking for guidance, please join Ag Women Lead as they hear from experts on tools available to you, what to expect, and how women can help each other succeed. 
 
Featured Speakers:

  • Lilia McFarland, New Farmer Coordinator, USDA
  • Pam Johnson, 6th generation farmer, former President of the National Corn Growers Association
  • A-dae Romero, Director of Community Development for Pulama Lana’i, HI, contributor to the First Nations Development Institute, co-Founder and former Executive    Director of Cochiti Pueblo, NM

 The call will be on Wednesday, April 13th from 2:00-3:00 pm EST (1:00 pm Central Time), and you can join by calling into 888-844-9904 with the passcode 9041474#. If you have questions on logistics, or any questions for our guest speakers that you would like to submit in advance, please email them to agwomenlead@usda.gov by April 13th at 12:00pm EST.

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It's Game Day!

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
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It's Game Day! Join us Tuesday, September 13 at Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo to build your marketing game plan. Presented by Iowa Women Marketing Group. 

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Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 8:00am to Friday, December 2, 2016 - 5:45pm
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5th National Conference for Women in Sustainable Agriculture will be held in Portland, Oregon Nov. 30-Dec. 2.

Registration is now open! Click on the image below to learn more and start the registration process. $200 is the base registration fee until Oct 1st. From Oct 1st-31st registration is $250 increasing to $275 on Nov 1st. If available - at the door will be $350.

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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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