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Women Land and Legacy Event “What’s growing in Emmet County?” Conservation Tour Aug. 28

July 18, 2018
Estherville News

Women who are involved in agriculture in any aspect are invited to attend the upcoming Women, Land and Legacy event. This will be an opportunity for women to network and learn from each other as while learning about conservation, green house production and cover crops.

Women, Land and Legacy offers women involved in agriculture the opportunity to network with other local women landowners and producers to become well-informed decision makers for their land and farming operation.

A conservation tour will be held on Aug, 28 starting at 12:45 p.m. at USDA NRCS Office 2109 Murray Rd. Estherville. Stops on the tour include the Emmet County Natural Resources Conservation Services, Emmet County Nature Center and Arboretum, cover crops and Little Swan Lake Winery. During the tour, participants will learn about cover crops, soil health, wind breaks, conservation practices, irrigation, and local food production. There will be refreshments during the tour and wine sampling at Little Swan Lake Winery. This event will be held rain or shine and will return to USDA NRCS Office in Estherville at 5:30 p.m. Participants are asked to please dress for being in the field.

Palo Alto and Emmet Women Land and Legacy planning team members consist ISU Extension and Outreach, Palo Alto County Natural Resource Conservation Service, USDA Farm Service Agency, Emmet County Farm Bureau, and Emmet County Natural Resource Conservation Service.

Please register by calling ISU Extension and Outreach Emmet County at (712) 362-3434 or by emailing Britney Rosburg at:

This event is provided free thanks to Farm Credit Services of America for sponsorship.



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