A thriving conservation culture

Event planned for Clarion Feb. 11

CLARION — A free, public event to discuss the key ingredients to developing a thriving conservation culture will be held Feb. 11 in Clarion.

Local and regional farmers and collaborative projects will talk about how to have more profitable farms that are less dependent on inputs. Farmer panelists include Dean Sponheim, Mitchell County farmer and cover crop seed business start-up lead, and Mitchell Hora, Washington County farmer, founder and CEO of Continuum Ag, and featured in the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30.

A free supper will be served for those who RSVP, but walk-ins are welcome to join the conversation. The event will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11 at the Red Shed Event Center located at 908 2nd Street NW in Clarion.

This event is sponsored by Iowa Corn, Iowa Soybean Association, Wright County Soil and Water Conservation District, and Boone River Nutrient Reduction Project.

RSVP to Wright County Soil and Water Conservation District at (515) 532-2165 x3 or colleen.trees@ia.nacdnet.net or sean.mccoy@iowaagriculture.gov by Feb. 3 to reserve a meal.


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