Person: Tom Frantzen

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Since 1987, the Cooperators’ Program has been Practical Farmers of Iowa’s vehicle for conducting on-farm research on the issues and concerns deemed most important by our members. The Cooperators’ Program is the epitome of what PFI is all about: Farmer-led investigation and information sharing. In 2015, 63 farmers took part in 35 research projects on […]

December 17, 2015 

BLOG POST

Objective: Does supplementing pigs with apple cider vinegar (ACV) provide health benefits that contribute to better rate of gain? Anecdotal evidence suggests improved health, and we’re looking for quantifiable benefits.

July 5, 2015 

RESEARCH PROTOCOL

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 

NEWS RELEASE

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 

NEWS RELEASE

Farmers who attend this session will learn how adding alternative crops can reduce input costs and pest pressure while helping them raise more profitable and healthy livestock.

February 21, 2012 

FARMINAR

Practical Farmers of Iowa 2012 Annual Conference Draws NearFor Release: January 7, 2012 Download PDF (906 kB) View Fullscreen

January 7, 2012 

NEWS RELEASE

Practical Farmers of Iowa announces its winter Farminar lineupFor Release: December 22, 2011 Download PDF (181 kB) View Fullscreen

December 22, 2011 

NEWS RELEASE

Elma Beginning Farmer Holds Field Day About Niche Pork, On-Farm Energy and Farm Succession, September 10For Release: August 29, 2011 Download PDF (374 kB) View Fullscreen

August 29, 2011 

NEWS RELEASE

Soil Quality Indicators Among Different Farming Systems Project timeline: 2009 – 2011 Published: February 4, 2011 Download PDF (680 kB) View Fullscreen

February 4, 2011 

RESEARCH REPORT

Aphid Resistant (AR) Versus Susceptible (SC) Soybeans Project timeline: January – December 2010 Published: February 4, 2011 Download PDF (226 kB) View Fullscreen

 

RESEARCH REPORT