Person: Tom Frantzen

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In case you aren’t able to make it to the Frantzen Farm tomorrow to learn about the ways they are addressing giant ragweed on their farm, check out this video of the – “Ragweed Roundtable” – a conference session Tom led at the PFI conference in January. He gives a description of his farm, the […]

June 28, 2017 

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Frantzen Farm field day will showcase benefits, uses of hybrid rye and Kernza grain crops – June 29, New HamptonFor Release: June 15, 2017 Download PDF (106 kB) Tom Frantzen in his hybrid rye Tom with his pigs Contacts: Tom and Irene Frantzen | Frantzen Farm | (641) 364-6426 | [email protected] Tamsyn Jones | Outreach [...]

June 15, 2017 

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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 

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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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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 

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

December 22, 2011 

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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 

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