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Specialty Crop Producers Series

Event Date
March 22, 2023
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
ISU Extension Office, 1625 Adventureland Dr., Ste. A, Altoona, IA 50009
Refugee from Bhutan shares about her specialty crops on her urban farm.

Learn what resources are available to small-scale producers.



Registration encouraged. 
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


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