Carrie Gralund of Anamosa sent in this photo of her son, Ayden, age 5. “We were mushroom hunting on Sunday and found only one. Our son was pretty pleased,” Carrie said.
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Due to the weather this week, the following program was postponed until February. This update has the new dates.
UPDATE – Introductory meetings will take place:
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 10 a.m., Marion Library, 1095 6th Ave.
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1:30 p.m., Anamosa Library, 600 E. 1st St.
Thursday, Feb. 19, 1:30 p.m., Johnson County Extension Office, 4265 Oak Crest Hill Rd SE, Iowa City
Laura Krouse of Mount Vernon passed along the following about an upcoming program for women landowners.
Laura notes that women own about half of the farmland in Iowa, and about 60 percent of the rentable farmland. Research has shown that women have very strong conservation and natural resource values, but don’t always feel comfortable accessing the technical and financial resources that would help them and their tenants get the conservation they want on their land.
Women who own or manage farmland in three Eastern Iowa counties – Johnson, Jones and Linn – are invited to participate in a free conservation education program. The program is designed to make women more knowledgeable and more comfortable with their conservation decisions.
• Meet your district conservationist and learn about programs and people available to help you with your conservation concerns
• See sustainable soil conservation and water quality practices in the field
• Hear from a good tenant about what kinds of conservation concerns he shares with you
• Practice ways to discuss your conservation concerns with your tenant
• Share ideas with other women landowners about solutions to conservation and sustainability