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Virtual Peer Network Event - Investing in a legacy

Event Date
June 25, 2024
10:00 a.m. MST
The Toohey Farm received compensation for a land conservation easement from the Gallatin Valley Land Trust as a way to help farmers stay on their land as well as pass it on to the next generation. Photo taken June 14, 2019 in Gallatin County, Montana.

America's Conservation Ag Movement presents a Virtual Peer Network Event. Investing in a legacy - Fostering thriving landscapes and encouraging inclusive communities.


Register now for this virtual event.

Join America’s Conservation Ag Movement in a live, farmer-led networking event where you’ll hear the latest from experts and innovators moving the needle in conservation ag. Glean insights and meet other like-minded farmers and ranchers in your state at these interactive virtual events.

This spring, America’s Conservation Ag Movement’s Virtual Peer Network series kicks off by shining a light on regenerative agriculture in the sovereign nation, Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska and Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts’ and Oklahoma Black Historical Research Project’s C.A.R.E. program.

“Together with our partners, we are working towards a more inclusive agricultural landscape, ensuring that ALL farmers and ranchers have equal opportunities to benefit from conservation programs.” – Sarah Blaney, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts

The C.A.R.E. program seeks to not only improve soil health and water quality across agricultural landscapes, but also strengthen conservation organizations to better serve minority and veteran producers.

The Montana event is scheduled for June 25, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. MST.

Speakers include:

  • Timothy Rhodd, Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska
  • Missty Slater, Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska
  • Sarah Blaney, Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts
  • Willard Tillman, Oklahoma Black Historical Research Project, Inc.
  • Jimmy Emmons, America’s Conservation Ag Movement and Oklahoma rancher
  • Andrew Lauver, America’s Conservation Ag Movement and fifth generation Iowa farmer
  • NRCS technical experts and ACAM private partners

Organized by Trust in Food and Farm Journal Foundation with technical and financial support from NRCS, America’s Conservation Ag Movement’s public-private partnership empowers collaborators to accelerate adoption of regenerative practices, products and technologies.