Events Calendar

FOOD SAFETY FIELD DAY FOR FRUIT & VEGETABLE GROWERS

Thursday, September 28, 4:00-8:00 PM (evening meal provided)

Buske Farm, 1550 Madison Avenue, Fort Dodge, IA

Join us for this on-farm field day for fruit & vegetable growers to learn more about how the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will impact your farm.

  • Presenters: Shannon Coleman, ISU Dept. of Food Sciences and Human Nutrition Extension Specialist; Joe Hannan, ISU Extension & Outreach Horticulture Specialist; Anna Johnson, Center for Rural Affairs Program Policy Associate
  • Topics include: FSMA regulations & trainings, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) training, food safety record keeping, on-farm food safety inspections, provisions for fruit & vegetable growers¬†in the federal farm bill

The event is free and open to the public. An evening meal will be provided for guests. Please RSVP by Tuesday, September 26 to Ronald Tigner, rtigner@iowafarmersunion.org, (515) 357-0503.

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2017 IOWA FARMERS UNION ANNUAL CONVENTION

Thursday, November 30 – Friday, December 1

Join us at the historic Warren Opera House in Greenfield, IA for our 2017 Annual Convention

Featured Speakers:

  • Art Cullen, Pultizer Prize winning editor of the Storm Lake Times
  • Ricardo Salvador, Director of Food & Environment Program, Union of Concerned Scientists

Stay tuned for more details!

For more information about upcoming events, please email us at info@iowafarmersunion.org or call Deborah Bunka at (515) 451-8492

Iowa Farmers Union
PO Box 1883 Ames, IA 50010-1883
info@iowafarmersunion.org