Events Calendar

A coalition of farm organizations and their allies around the country are circulating the farmer statement on the climate crisis. Have you signed on?
View the statement and sign the petition, HERE. 
 
Regenerative Agriculture Lunch & Learn Webinar Series 

Join us as we hear how Iowa farmers are connecting regenerative agriculture practices with their operations, all while positively impacting climate change.

June 4 at 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. CT – A Look at Climate and Federal Policy with NFU’s Jenny Hopkinson

Join IFU and Jenny Hopkinson for a discussion regarding National Farmers Union’s climate work, and what to expect going forward with federal climate policy.

Jenny is a a senior government relations representative for National Farmers Union. 

REGISTER HER FOR JUNE 4

June 18 at 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. CT – The Economic Intersection of Climate Change and Agriculture with Dr. Silvia Secchi

This discussion will be lead by Dr. Silvia Secchi. Dr. Secchi is an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa.

REGISTER HERE FOR JUNE 18

July 2 at 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. CT – On the Farm with Chris Petersen

REGISTER HERE FOR JULY 2

July 16 at 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. CT – A Discussion with Art Cullen

Art Cullen is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, editor of The Storm Lake Times, and author of, Storm Lake: A Chronicle of Change, Resilience, and Hope from a Heartland Newspaper.

REGISTER HER FOR JULY 16


April 16 at 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. CT – Regenerative Agriculture: The Big Picture

Join IFU as we kick off our series of Regenerative Agriculture Lunch and Learns 🗣 Francis Thicke will walk you through a big picture look at regenerative agriculture practices and how they can have a positive impact on your faming operation and on climate change.

REGISTER HERE  FOR APRIL 16

April 29 at 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. CT – Farm Solutions: No Till & Cover Crops

Join IFU and Ray Gaesser for an insightful look at how your cover crop and no till practices can impact soil health, environment well being and climate change for the better.
Gaesser is an Iowa farmer and local advocate for cover crops and sustainable agriculture

REGISTER HERE FOR APRIL 29

View the recording HERE

May 14 at 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. CT – Diversifying for on Farm Success  

For John Gilbert on farm diversification efforts are the key to success. Join IFU as Gilbert reflects on the history of diversification on his Hardin County operation.
The Gilbert family operates the county’s last dairy, and have been selling their pigs to Niman Ranch since 1998.

REGISTER HERE FOR MAY 14

May 28 at 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. CT – Returning Livestock to Pasture

Join IFU as we wrap up our series of Regenerative Agriculture Lunch and Learns 🗣 Seth Watkins will outline how to successfully integrate livestock into regenerative agriculture practices on your operation.
Watkins is a row crop and cow-calf livestock farmer from Clarinda, Iowa.

REGISTER HERE FOR MAY 28

 
 

 

For more information about upcoming events, please email us at [email protected] or call Christina Dexter at (816) 738-5402. 

Iowa Farmers Union
PO Box 1883 Ames, IA 50010-1883
[email protected]