Choosing Your CRP Journey Helps Women Landowners Navigate Programs

Choosing Your CRP Journey Helps Women Landowners Navigate Programs

WFAN’s Women Caring for the Land program recently completed a new brochure for women landowners called “Choosing Your CRP Journey.” “Many women landowners have strong conservation values, but they aren’t participating in conservation programs in the numbers that they should,” said Carol Schutte, WFAN’s Women Caring for the Land coordinator. “By creating a brochure specific… Continue Reading

Women Caring for the Land Workshop Held in Stanhope

Women Caring for the Land Workshop Held in Stanhope

by Kayla Hasper, Watershed Coordinator at Prairie Rivers of Iowa A group of women from in and around the Squaw Creek Watershed came together to participate in the “Women Caring for the Land” workshop held April 13, 2017, in Stanhope. This workshop, co-sponsored by Prairie Rivers of Iowa and the Women, Food, and Agriculture Network,… Continue Reading

Iowa’s Conservation Partnership Day Includes WFAN Programs

Iowa’s Conservation Partnership Day Includes WFAN Programs

WFAN collaborator Jean Eells represented the Women Caring for the Land program at Iowa’s Conservation Partnership Day at the Iowa Capitol on January 17. Susan Kozak, Mines and Minerals Bureau Chief of IDALS Division of Soil Conservation and Water Quality represented Women, Land and Legacy. This was the first time the Women, Food and Agriculture Network, Women Caring… Continue Reading

Is Your Farmer Listening to You?

Is Your Farmer Listening to You?

by Carol Schutte WFAN Program Assistant At a recent Women Caring for the Land meeting in Missouri, Barb shared her history with farming. She grew up on a farm and her father had what she thinks were good conservation practices. She then inherited a very poorly treated farm from her uncle. Barb is now trying… Continue Reading

Women Caring for the Land Expands Eastward

Women Caring for the Land Expands Eastward

WFAN’s Women Caring for the Land conservation outreach method for women farmland owners began with a pilot project in Iowa in 2009. Since then it has expanded to hold meetings in 12 states — most recently, western New York state. In partnership with American Farmland Trust and Cornell (University) Cooperative Extension, women landowners gathered June… Continue Reading

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