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||IWCC Dream To Farm Microfarming 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 10 through September 2.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.