Specialty Crop Producers Series
Learn what resources are available to small-scale producers.
For reasonable accommodations and to RSVP, please contact:
Ankeny USDA Service Center
Natural Resources Conservation Service
(515) 964-1883 ext. 3
Small-scale producers will gain valuable information about underutilized experts and funding assistance from federal and state agencies and other Iowa organizations by listening to several 10-minute mini-presentations. Enjoy a tradeshow style reception in the second half of the workshop to make one-on-one connections with resource professionals who can assist you with your specific farm operation.
Micro Farm Program: Pamela Stahlke, USDA-RMA
Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP): Amanda Weigel, USDA-FSA
Organic Certification: Roz Lehman, Iowa Organic Association
Stormwater Management On Urban Ag Sites: Ann Seda, IDALS-Field Services Bureau
Getting Started with High Tunnels: Dan Fillius, ISU Extension & Outreach
Crop Varieties for High Tunnels: Ajay Nair, Iowa State University
Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP): Clint Miller, USDA-NRCS
Networking with Resource Professionals