Category Archives: Iowa Farmers Union

Niche pork production training sessions

Niche pork production training sessions Gary Huber, IFUThere will be two more sets of niche pork production trainings coming up starting in December (see attached brochures). The four topics involved were chosen based on key production issues identified from 2006 … Continue reading

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KIDS’ CO-OP DAYCAMPS OFFERED IN FOUR IOWA COMMUNITIES THIS SUMMER

KIDS’ CO-OP DAYCAMPS OFFERED IN FOUR  IOWA COMMUNITIES THIS SUMMER  By the IFU Children ages 7 through 11 can increase their skills in co-operation and interpersonal communication through fun games and crafts at Kids’ Co-op Day Camps offered in four Iowa … Continue reading

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The Progressive Iowa Network Organizing Summit

The Progressive Iowa NetworkOrganizing Summit Saturday, June 9, 2007 Iowa City Public Library123 S. Linn St.Iowa City, IA 52240 9 AM – 3PMAgenda:1.    Welcome2.    Introductions3.    Why a Progressive Network is important for Iowa4.    Democracy for America – Support for Iowa’s … Continue reading

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Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Update

Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Update By Caroline VernonThis Saturday, June 9th, progressive leaders, legislators and activists from various organizations across Iowa will come together for the first DFA-Iowa Networking Summit. We will be gathering at the Iowa … Continue reading

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Establishing Our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Mark the Date!

Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Mark the Date! By Caroline Vernon On Saturday, June 9th, progressive leaders, activists and legislators from across the state will converge on Iowa City for our first 2007 Democracy for Iowa Organizing Summit.  We … Continue reading

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CAFO Bill HF873 on Life Support at Iowa Statehouse – Call TODAY!

CAFO Bill HF873 on Life Support at Iowa Statehouse – Call TODAY! From Molly Regan mjregan@ mchsi.com (excerpts from Lynn Heuss – I'm for Iowa)   Despite overwhelming support from citizens and community leaders, HF 873, a bill regulating CAFOs, has … Continue reading

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IFU Looks to Hire Farm-to-Institution Project Coordinator

IFU Looks to Hire Farm-to-Institution Project Coordinator by IFU Location: Ames, IA Status: Half-time salaried position with health insurance. Reports to: Education Director.   The Iowa Farmers Union Education Foundation seeks a half-time project coordinator for a two-year grant-funded Farm-to-Institution … Continue reading

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Old Congress / New Congress Ag. Update

Old Congress / New Congress Ag. Update By the Sustainable Agriculture Coalition   Old Congress   Lame “Duckling” Session Limps to a Close:  With minutes to spare before a midnight government-shutdown deadline, the 109th Congress passed a Continuing Resolution until … Continue reading

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Help Support IFU Candidates for EPC

Help Support IFU Candidates for EPC By the IFU Here are the names of the four EPC commissioners IFU supports for reappointment: IFU encourages you to contact Governor-elect Chet Culver to express support for Jeff Vonk as DNR Director and … Continue reading

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Farmers Needed for Harvest of Hope Winter Farmers’ Markets

  Farmers Needed for Harvest of Hope Winter Farmers' Markets By the Iowa Farmers Union “Harvest of Hope winter farmers’ market sales will begin happening at Iowa churches this November!  Harvest of Hope sales, which started in Iowa only last … Continue reading

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