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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • IOWA WESTERN TO HOLD “DREAM TO FARM” CLASS

  • For anyone who has ever dreamed of farming or becoming a local food producer and wondered what the first step would be, the Iowa Western Community College Continuing and Career Education Department will be offering a class entitled “Dream to Farm: Micro-Farming” June 24 through September 16.
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  • For anyone who has ever dreamed of farming or becoming a local food producer and wondered what the first step would be, the Iowa Western Community College Continuing and Career Education Department will be offering a class entitled “Dream to Farm: Micro-Farming” June 24 through September 16
     
    This 13-week class will help you create a comprehensive business plan and cover the basics of farming techniques, soils, animal husbandry, irrigation, and integrated pest and disease management. Classroom work will be supplemented with hands-on labs, field trips and relationship building with mentors.
     
    The class will meet Tuesday evenings from 5:30 to 8:45 in Looft Hall on the college’s Council Bluffs campus. Cost is $49.  To register, call 712.325.3255 or email ce@iwcc.edu.
     
    For more information, visit www.iwcc.edu and click on Continuing and Career Education/Work Related/Environmental Training or contact IWCC Trades and Industry Coordinator Marcia Antworth at 712-325-3457 or mantworth@iwcc.edu.
     
    This class is made possible in part by a grant from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, with support from Iowa Western Community College, USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education and Golden Hills RC&D.
     

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