Person: Gary Guthrie

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Last week, I helped Gary Guthrie seed cereal rye into plots on his farm near Nevada as part of a variety trial. We recently got some samples of hybrid rye seed donated by KWS, a German seed company. Our target plant population for the plots was 30-35 seeds per square foot. We chose this target based […]

September 26, 2016 

BLOG POST

Last week, we got some pleasantly surprising news: “DonnaLonna Kitchen,” a radio program produced and hosted by long-time Practical Farmers members Donna Prizgintas and Lonna Nachtigal of Ames, had won international recognition – and a spotlight among 36 radio productions from around the world – for programming that promotes understanding of food, nutrition and agriculture. […]

December 19, 2014 

BLOG POST

Aster Yellows in GarlicPublished: August 1, 2013 Download PDF (844 kB) View Fullscreen

August 1, 2013 

RESEARCH REPORT

Farmer Gary Guthrie, Growing Harmony Farm, the “Carrot King” of Iowa, has 12 years of experience producing vegetables on about 2 acres of intensively managed land in a five-year rotation near Nevada, IA. Come with your small-scale “high intensity” questions and learn the system of roto-tiller/hand tool vegetable production.

March 9, 2010 

FARMINAR

PFI Constructs Annual Research and Demonstration PlanFor Release: February 24, 2010 Download PDF (242 kB) View Fullscreen

February 24, 2010 

NEWS RELEASE

Join Practical Farmers of Iowa for Spring FarminarsFor Release: February 22, 2010 Download PDF (247 kB) View Fullscreen

February 22, 2010 

NEWS RELEASE

Seeds, Skystream, and Strawberries: Practical Farmers of Iowa Field DayFor Release: June 4, 2009 Download PDF (242 kB) View Fullscreen

June 4, 2009 

NEWS RELEASE

PFI Flame Cultivation Research in Corn – Effectiveness and CostPublished: February 11, 2008 Download PDF (320 kB) View Fullscreen

February 11, 2008 

RESEARCH REPORT

Protecting Sweet Corn from the Corn Earworm with Vegetable Oil and BtkPublished: February 5, 2008 Download PDF (99 kB) View Fullscreen

February 5, 2008 

RESEARCH REPORT

Practical Farmers of Iowa Thanks Iowa FarmersFor Release: November 21, 2007 Download PDF (241 kB) View Fullscreen

November 21, 2007 

NEWS RELEASE