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Mapping Our Future--Jan. 23-24, 2015

Jordan Scheibel raises fruits and vegetables at Middle Way Farm, located at the Grin City Collective artist residency north of Grinnell

Mapping Our Future--Jan. 23-24, 2015

LeeAnn and Jim Van Der Pol raise hogs, chickens and cattle with son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren near Kerkhoven, Minnesota

Mapping Our Future--Jan. 23-24, 2015

JenEhr Farm is run by farmers Paul Ehrhardt and Kay Jensen on 110 acres of certified organic prairie farmland near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.

Mapping Our Future--Jan. 23-24, 2015

Francis Thicke owns and operates Radiance Dairy in Fairfield, with wife, Susan.

Mapping Our Future--Jan. 23-24, 2015

Jill Clapperton is principal scientist at and co-founder of Rhizoterra Inc., and a well-known international lecturer and advocate for practices promoting soil health.

Mapping Our Future--Jan. 23-24, 2015

Laura Jackson is a biology professor at UNI focusing on restoring biological diversity in agriculture and seedling establishment in tallgrass prairie restoration.

What's Happening

Labor4Learning Application for trainers is now available.

2015 Annual Conference-The 2015 Annual Conference is now available for registration.

the Practical Farmer- The 2014 Fall Newsletter is now available for download.

2013 Annual Report- The 2013 Annual Report is now available for download.