Regenerative Agriculture Lunch & Learn Webinar Series 

Join us as we hear how Iowa farmers and professionals are connecting regenerative agriculture practices with Iowa operations, all while positively 

April 12 from12:30 – 1 pm CT Lunch & Learn – How CAFO’s Have Transformed Iowa Farms with Austin Frerick
Concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs, have transformed Iowa agriculture in the last 30 years. Join us as we sit down to discuss this looming threat with Austin Frerick. Austin will touch on The Hog Barons, a story that was produced in collaboration with the Food & Environment Reporting Network, a nonprofit news organization, and featured on 

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Austin is the Deputy Director of the Thurman Arnold Project at Yale University, an initiative that brings together faculty, students, and scholars to collaborate on research related to competition policy and antitrust enforcement. He is also a Fellow at The Harkin Institute at Drake University and a Senior Fellow at Data for Progress.

Are you interested in joining our series of District Coffee Chats?

IFU Board members cordially invite members to join them for some free-range chat. Meet other members from your district. Meet the folks representing you on the IFU Board of Directors. There is no charge to participate, but you do have to register (below). Meetings will be online using Zoom. 

May 16 from 7 – 8 pm CT District 3 Coffee Chat 
May 23 from 7 – 8 pm CT District 4 Coffee Chat 


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
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