Women Caring for the Land meeting to take place in Dakota City

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Sandra Renner, project specialist, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.320.3444; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

Dakota City, Neb. - Women who live in the Sioux City and surrounding areas, and own or manage farmland are invited to a conservation discussion focused on soil health and conservation practices.

This “Women Caring for the Land” meeting is hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs and made possible by funding from a Conservation Innovation Grant from the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

The event is set for Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from 9 to 11 a.m., at USDA Service Center conference room, 1505 Broadway St., Dakota City, Nebraska.

Women non-operator landowners who own more than 40 acres, may have inherited farmland, or are feeling overwhelmed with all the decisions of farmland management will find this event especially helpful.

“Maintaining healthy soil is the key to productivity and environmental health for our farmland,” said Sandra Renner, project specialist for the Center for Rural Affairs. “Women landowners who attend this meeting will learn to assess and improve the health of their soil, and there is no obligation to pursue any new management style.”

Registration is required by April 17. The cost of the workshop is $10 and includes a light breakfast. No walk-ins due to limited space.

To register, contact Sandra Renner at sandrar@cfra.org or 402.320.3444. Visit cfra.org/events for more information.