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Looking Back at the First Year of Farming

Jayme Fowler

“Learning how to establish efficient systems, and thinking about how to manage the work flow, are critical to surviving as a farm the first few years,” Jayme Fowler says.

Jayme will share her first season’s struggles and experiences at a Practical Farmers of Iowa field day she is hosting on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 3-5 p.m., in Hancock (206 E. Denton St., on the north side of town). The field day – “Looking Back at the First Year of Farming” – is free to attend and will include a potluck meal after the field day. Guests are asked to bring a side dish or dessert to share.

RSVPs are requested for the meal to Debra Boekholder, [email protected] or (515) 232-5661, by Wednesday, Oct. 18. The field day is sponsored by Iowa Farmers Union and Niman Ranch.

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