ISU Extension and Outreach Women in Ag introduced Women Impacting the Land, a new program dedicated to showcasing innovative leaders in agriculture. Eight Iowa women were honored for their work in agriculture at the Farm Progress Show near Boone, Iowa on Aug. 30, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1.
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
Tuesday, March 29th at 6:00 pm; the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Women in Ag staff set out to the World Food Prize Foundation Building in Des Moines, Iowa to celebrate Dr. Norman E. Borlaug’s 102nd birthday and International Women’s Day. It was very encouraging to see a record attendance of more than 300 with many new and familiar faces. All bringing a unique perspective and connection to the topic. The Women in Agriculture: The Road to Global Security celebration was hosted by the World Food Prize Foundation, Oxfam America, and Foods Resource Bank.
Once seated we heard from keynote speaker, Senator Joni Ernst, Olga Tumax, Farmer and Women in Ag Organizer in Guatemala and other speakers.