Person: Kate Edwards
Farm-Life Balance for CSA FarmersDecember 21, 2016 View Farminar Pre-recorded Operating a farm under the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model can be physically, mentally and emotionally demanding. Just like in any career, it’s important to find a healthy work-life balance – but for a farmer, that’s easier said than done. Learn from Kate Edwards of [...]
Iowa farmers have fattened hogs on abundant grain from their farms for generations, and opportunities abound for direct-to-consumer and wholesale niche pork. Hear how other farmers have made niche pork work for them, explore how you can get started and learn about new growth opportunities in niche pork production.
Susan Jutz Receives 2014 Sustainable Agriculture Achievement Award from Practical Farmers of IowaFor Release: January 14, 2014 Download PDF (146 kB) View Fullscreen
Practical Farmers of Iowa Launches 100 Days, 100 Beginners CampaignFor Release: June 7, 2013 Download PDF (160 kB) View Fullscreen
Community Supported Agriculture is growing in Eastern Iowa, providing more ways to eat localFor Release: May 15, 2012 Download PDF (134 kB) View Fullscreen
Participants will learn organic-approved strategies to mitigate the damage caused by flea beetles, cucumber beetles, thrips, European corn borer, cabbage root maggot, and aphids.
Practical Farmers of Iowa Announces Savings Incentive RecipientsFor Release: January 23, 2012 Download PDF (89 kB) View Fullscreen
Practical Farmers of Iowa announces its winter Farminar lineupFor Release: December 22, 2011 Download PDF (181 kB) View Fullscreen