WFAN Staff Build Network, Skills at Summer Conferences

WFAN Staff Build Network, Skills at Summer Conferences

WFAN program staff are always working to expand our network and our knowledge and skills in sustainable agriculture and food justice. In the past six months, staff have presented at and attended conferences on a variety of topics. Learn more about their individual experiences in the summaries below. Wren Almitra, Women, Land & Legacy Coordinator… Continue Reading

Women Caring for the Land Osage Registration

Women Caring for the Land Osage Registration

Women who own or manage farmland in Mitchell and surrounding counties are invited to participate in a free discussion focused on soil health on Wednesday, October 25. We will meet at the Milton R Owen Nature Center, 1879-3 HWY 9 in Osage. The program, sponsored by the Mitchell County Soil & Water Conservation District, FSA,… Continue Reading

Women Caring for the Land Maquoketa Registration

Women Caring for the Land Maquoketa Registration

This event is canceled. Women who own or manage farmland in Jackson and surrounding counties are invited to participate in a free discussion focused on soil health on Tuesday, October 24. We will meet at the Hurtsville Interpretive Center, 18670 63rd St, Maquoketa. The program is sponsored by the Jackson Soil & Water Conservation District, FSA,… Continue Reading

Women Caring for the Land Kansas City Registration

Have you inherited farmland you are managing alone or with siblings?  Or perhaps you are widowed and trying to manage alone?  Do you own more than 40 acres, with some in crops? If this describes you, we invite you to have lunch with us to meet and talk with other women like you. Women from… Continue Reading

Women Caring for the Land Urban Meeting Registration

Have you inherited farmland you are managing alone or with siblings?  Or perhaps you are widowed and trying to manage alone?  Do you own more than 40 acres, with some in crops? If this describes you, we invite you to have lunch or light supper with us to meet and talk with other women like… Continue Reading

Women Landowners Attend 200th Conservation Meeting

Women Landowners Attend 200th Conservation Meeting

The Women, Food and Agriculture Network’s Women Caring for the Land program recently held its’ 200th meeting. More than 3,200 women have attended a Women Caring for the Land meeting. The peer-to-peer meetings intend to bridge the gap in conservation knowledge and implementation for women landowners. Women now own or co-own close to 50% of the… Continue Reading

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

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