Are you curious about the power of regenerative agriculture to reverse global warming?
Want to hear directly from Iowa farmers on the frontline of the climate crisis?
Join us for one or more of the four upcoming “Lunch and Learn” webinars hosted by Iowa Farmers Union (IFU) and co-sponsored by Organic Consumers Association.
During these 30-minute webinars, you’ll hear directly from Iowa farmers about how they’re incorporating regenerative agriculture practices into their operations to build soil health, help clean up Iowa’s lakes and rivers, produce nutrient-dense food—all fight global warming.
Here are the dates and registration details for the four webinars:
What: Regenerative Agriculture: The Big Picture
When: Thursday, April 16, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Description: Join the Iowa Farmers Union’s (IFU) webinar series kick-off! Regenerative farmer Francis Thicke will walk you through regenerative agriculture practices and how they can have a positive impact on your farming operation and on climate change.
What: Farm Solutions: No Till & Cover Crops
When: Wednesday, April 29, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Description: Join IFU and Ray Gaesser for a look at how your cover crop and no-till practices can impact soil health, the environment and climate change for the better. Gaesser is an Iowa farmer and local advocate for cover crops and sustainable agriculture.
What: Diversifying for on Farm Success
When: Thursday, May 14, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Description: 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.
What: Returning Livestock to Pasture
When: Thursday, May 28, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Description: 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.