Farmland Access Workshop Series: For Landowners

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, 1:00 PM
Location: The Piedmont Environmental Council, Horner Street 45, Warrenton, Virginia
Successful connections between landowners interested in land leasing and land seekers begins with both parties coming to the table prepared and with a vision. This workshop is geared toward landowners and will provide information and resources on agricultural and conservation considerations that can be incorporated into leasing arrangements. Join us from 1:00 - 4:00 pm at PEC's headquarters office in Warrenton to learn more.

The event is free, but registration is required. Space is limited.


Timothy Mize of Virginia Cooperative Extension will discuss assessing agricultural possibilities and how to plan for the agriculture activity best suited for your property.

Casey Dietzen Iames, Soil Conservationist at the Natural Resources Conservation Service, will present information and resources on conservation practices: developing a farm plan, conservation planning and cost share programs.

Farmer panel

Molly and Mike Peterson of Heritage Hollow Farm and Mike Sands of Bean Hollow Grassfed. Both farms have leasing arrangements and will describe their operations, their experiences working with VCE and NRCS programs and offer their perspectives on developing a lease with production and conservation measures in mind.

This event is part of PEC's Farmland Access Workshop Series. For more information, contact Jess Palmer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 540-347-2334 ext. 7081.

Other events in this series

Workshop for farmers looking to lease land -- March 23 >>

Networking Social Hour -- March 30 >>

The Piedmont Environmental Council, Horner Street 45, Warrenton, Virginia

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