Person: Margaret Smith

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Long-time PFI farmers Doug Alert and Margaret Smith welcomed close to 60 people to their organic farm, Ash Grove Farm near Hampton, on July 7 to learn about beginning and advanced organic farming tactics. Chief among the topics discussed was terminating a cover crop with the roller-crimper method. It had been several years since Doug […]

July 14, 2015 

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Renowned grazier Neil Dennis will share his high stock-density grazing strategies at Practical Farmers’ annual conference – Jan. 24-25, in AmesFor Release: December 9, 2013 Download PDF (165 kB) View Fullscreen

December 9, 2013 

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Master Researchers to Receive Award at Practical Farmers of Iowa Cooperators’ Meeting DinnerFor Release: January 29, 2013 Download PDF (275 kB) View Fullscreen

January 29, 2013 

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Labor4Learning Program helps beginning farmers get paid on-the-job training from ten established farms around IowaFor Release: January 29, 2013 Download PDF (231 kB) View Fullscreen

 

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One Step at a Time Gardens Hosts Food Handling Field Day, July 10For Release: June 28, 2011 Download PDF (349 kB) View Fullscreen

June 28, 2011 

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Learn How to Get Started Grass-Feeding Beef at Practical Farmers of Iowa Field DayFor Release: May 20, 2009 Download PDF (244 kB) View Fullscreen

May 20, 2009 

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Practical Farmers of Iowa Field Day Focuses on Oat Crown Rust and Transitioning to OrganicFor Release: June 11, 2008 Download PDF (242 kB) View Fullscreen

June 11, 2008 

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

February 11, 2008 

RESEARCH REPORT

Weeds and Cover CropsPublished: February 10, 2008 Download PDF (266 kB) View Fullscreen

February 10, 2008 

RESEARCH REPORT

Flax as Niche CropPublished: February 9, 2008 Download PDF (350 kB) View Fullscreen

February 9, 2008 

RESEARCH REPORT