Women Caring for the Land to meet May 29

Women Caring for the Land will meet Wednesday, May 29 at 10 a.m. at The Winery, which is located at 1966 337th Street off of North Winneshiek Road in rural Decorah.

This meeting is an opportunity for discussion with other women involved in farming and farmland ownership. Women are invited to attend for learning and fun and are welcome to bring friends. Lunch will be available. Now more than ever, women are involved in agriculture,  with 50% of farmland being owned by women.

Featured speakers at the event include Melissa O’Rourke, Attorney from ISU Extension and Outreach, who will speak about farm estate and transition planning and farmland leasing and ownership. Matt Frana, Upper Iowa Project Manager, will speak about soil conservation and grants that are available.

To make reservations, contact Carol Dowe at 563-735-5688 or email caroldowe@gmail.com.

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