Person: Tammy Faux

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In 2016, 76 farmer-researchers conducted 109 trials on farms across the state spanning the field crops, livestock, and horticulture program areas. On Dec. 8-9, 2016, 70 farmers gathered in Ames at the Cooperators’ Meeting to discuss completed on-farm research projects and design new experiments. The Cooperators’ Program is the epitome of what PFI is all about: […]

December 20, 2016 

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A group of farmers and landowners gathered in Tripoli’s Bremer County Extension office to join PFI and the Xerces Society for a full day of pollinators and on-farm habitat. Sarah Foltz Jordan, a pollinator conservation specialist with Xerces, gave a presentation in the morning, discussing pollinator diversity, strategies for attracting different species, and examples of […]

September 29, 2016 

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This post is a little late in coming, since the Practical Farmers field day at Genuine Faux Farm was Aug. 17 — but better late than never! It was such an excellent field day, with a robust crowd — and even more robust questions — that it would be a shame to keep the knowledge […]

September 12, 2014 

BLOG POST

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

January 29, 2013 

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Nutrient composition of poultry from different farms and management systemsPublished: January 3, 2013 Download PDF (1 MB) View Fullscreen

January 3, 2013 

RESEARCH REPORT

PFI Announces ‘Construct a Moveable High Tunnel’ Field DayFor Release: June 23, 2010 Download PDF (242 kB) View Fullscreen

June 23, 2010 

NEWS RELEASE

Tomato Support Systems for Heirloom VarietiesPublished: February 11, 2010 Download PDF (56 kB) View Fullscreen

February 11, 2010 

RESEARCH REPORT

Comparison of Poultry Breeds Project timeline: Spring – Fall 2009 Published: February 2, 2010 Download PDF (827 kB) View Fullscreen

February 2, 2010 

RESEARCH REPORT

Participate in Tomato Tasting on a CSA Farm at Practical Farmers of Iowa Field DayFor Release: August 27, 2008 Download PDF (243 kB) View Fullscreen

August 27, 2008 

NEWS RELEASE