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John and Beverly Gilbert, of Iowa Falls, are the recipients of the 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Achievement Award from Practical Farmers of Iowa. The award is granted each year to an individual or couple that has shown exemplary commitment to sustainable agriculture, generously shared their knowledge with others and been influential in efforts to foster vibrant […]

February 8, 2017 

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John and Beverly Gilbert will receive 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Achievement Award from Practical Farmers of IowaFor Release: January 18, 2017 Download PDF (91 kB) John and Beverly Gilbert of Gibralter Farms Contact: Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | [email protected] AMES, Iowa — John and Beverly [...]

January 18, 2017 

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Previously I wrote about the importance of developing the mindset needed for the adjustments to cover cropping. Spring Observations, part 1. And that’s where strategy becomes important.  Strategy is part plan, part preparation for the unexpected, and part understanding the real world always includes hiccups (it’s too dry to germinate; too cold for herbicide to burn […]

June 15, 2016 

BLOG POST

Listen in as two beginning farmers, Kevin Dietzel and John Gilbert, share their experiences starting a dairy farm. Learn about the land base needed, market opportunities and demand, capital investments, barriers along the way and more.

December 2, 2014 

FARMINAR

Non-GMO Corn Strip Trial Yield and Feed Value Project timeline: April 2012 – October 2012 Published: January 10, 2013 Download PDF (2 MB) View Fullscreen

January 10, 2013 

RESEARCH REPORT

Practical Farmers of Iowa announces newest class of beginning farmers admitted to the Savings Incentive ProgramFor Release: November 30, 2012 Download PDF (138 kB) View Fullscreen

November 30, 2012 

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Non-GMO Corn Strip Trials Yield and Quality Project timeline: 2010 – 2011 Published: October 23, 2012 Download PDF (305 kB) View Fullscreen

October 23, 2012 

RESEARCH REPORT

Practical Farmers of Iowa pork tasting event will help consumers learn how breed, diet and other factors affect pork taste Sept. 16, near Iowa Falls – RSVPs requested For Release: September 5, 2012 Download PDF (134 kB) View Fullscreen

September 5, 2012 

NEWS RELEASE

Low Trypsin-Inhibition Soybean Demonstration Project timeline: January – December 2011 Published: January 28, 2012 Download PDF (1 MB) View Fullscreen

January 28, 2012 

RESEARCH REPORT