Welcome to the Buchanan County Chapter of
Women, Land and Legacy

Women, Land & Legacy (WLL) is a USDA education and outreach program that has impacted thousands of Iowa women in agriculture. Working locally in counties throughout the state WLL empowers women landowners and farmers to be agents of positive change in their communities through active participation, educational sessions and networking opportunities.

 

WLL provides participants opportunities to inform agencies what their needs are and bridges partnerships between government, non-profit organizations, faith-based and community groups. These partners provide local, relevant information, speakers, and resources to local women so they can make the best farming and conservation choices for their land.

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Upcoming Buchanan Co. WLL Events

DEC 9 & 10, 2020

Connecting Women in Ag Virtual Seminar
We are taking our Connecting Women in Agriculture Seminar virtual. Join us over two lunch hours to hear a total of four speakers. Each session will be 30 minutes long, with an opportunity to ask questions. Come for both days, one day, indvidual sessions or all four. The event is open to anyone with an interest in agriculture.

DAY 1  •  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9

12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Mary Faber is an Illinois farmer that took a leap and started her own cut flower business this past summer. She’ll give her best tips on taking the leap into something new.
12:30 – 1:00 p.m. Lynn Bolin, a city girl turned farm girl, will share her experience of moving to the farm and converting their century farm into a guest barn for visitors to stay overnight with the dairy cows. https://www.newdaydairy.com/about.html
DAY 2 • THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Getting Involved in Iowa’s Local Food Movement with Derick Perkins. Derick will share his journey as an entreprenuer, farmer and community builder and his involvement in OneRoot https://www.onerootia.com/.
12:30-1:00 p.m. Julie Kenney, Iowa Deputy Sectary of Agriculture, will give an update on Iowa ag and the impact women are making.
Once you register you’ll receive the Zoom Links for each day.
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We hope you’ll join us!

Past Events Include: 

Estate & Transition Planning – 2 Part Series
Grain Marketing
Fall Pumpkin Craft/Social
Best Habits for Maintaining Farm Records
Holiday Cookie Exchange
Women In Ag Conference
Boots in the Barn – 3 Part Series for Women in Beef Production

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Listening to Women to Connect Them With Resources For Making Informed Decisions For Their Land and Communities