Soil Health Workshop - Farmington

We are excited to invite you, as a woman farmland owner, to a “Women Caring for the Land” workshop. These workshops are designed to provide information on conservation options and connect you with local resources, as well as introduce you to other women landowners.

The workshops are free, run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and include lunch! The morning schedule includes introductions to each other, to conservation professionals, and to local programs and resources. After lunch, we will hop on a bus and visit some local farms to see how they are “caring for the land.” 

Women Caring for the Lands

Soil Health Conservation Meeting


8:30 a.m. Registration, coffee, resource browsing

9:00 a.m. PROGRAM STARTS: Welcome, overview of meeting  

9:15 a.m. Sharing our stories.  Tell us something about your land.  What brought you to this meeting today?

9:45 a.m. MN Ag Water Quality Certification Program Overview; Q & A

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Resource sharing; Soil health information; Questions and answers

12:00 p.m. Lunch/casual networking

12:30 p.m. Board the bus for tour of conservation practices

2:30 p.m. Return to the meeting space; review, evaluation; DESSERT!

3:00 p.m. Adjourn

Women Caring for the Land, is facilitated by Renewing the Countryside.

This program is made possible with funding from a Conservation Innovation Grant from the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service,  the Minnesota Clean Water Legacy Fund, and a grant from the McKnight Foundation.

May 25, 2016 at 9am - 3pm
Dakota Extension and Conservation Center
4100 220th St W
Farmington, MN 55024
United States
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