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Throughout Practical Farmers’ 2017 field day season, we are spotlighting many of the PFI farmers who are graciously giving their time to share their knowledge at these events, as well as members who make the journey to attend them. Watch practicalfarmers.org and “Practical News,” our weekly email newsletter, for details and updates! Wendy Johnson and […]

July 27, 2017 

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Farmers invited on four-day bus trip to Dave Brandt’s farm in Ohio – Aug. 3-6For Release: June 28, 2017 Download PDF (106 kB) Dave Brandt Dave Brandt family Cover crops flowering on Dave Brandt farm Contacts: Meghan Filbert | Livestock Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | [email protected] Tamsyn Jones | Outreach [...]

June 28, 2017 

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Small grains production will be the focus of new Practical Farmers conference plus several field days this summerFor Release: June 21, 2017 Download PDF (126 kB) Contacts: Nick Ohde | Research & Media Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | [email protected] Alisha Bower | Midwest Cover Crop Associate | Practical Farmers of [...]

June 21, 2017 

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Field day will explore ridge-till, weed management and oats – June 28, MinburnFor Release: June 14, 2017 Download PDF (105 kB) Craig Fleishman of Cardinal Farm, Minburn Oat harvest at Cardinal Farm Contacts: Craig Fleishman | Cardinal Farm | (515) 975-6139 | [email protected] | cardinalconservation.com Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers [...]

June 14, 2017 

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Practical Farmers’ 2017 field day guide is now available in print; features 32 farmer-led events across IowaFor Release: June 13, 2017 Download PDF (108 kB) Contacts: Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | [email protected] AMES, Iowa — Practical Farmers of Iowa’s 2017 field day guide is [...]

June 13, 2017 

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Practical Farmers’ 2017 main field day season is upon us! Over the coming weeks, to help highlight some of the many farmer-led learning opportunities this growing season — and the farmers and farmland owners hosting them — we’ll be spotlighting many of the PFI farmers who are graciously giving their time to share their knowledge […]

June 8, 2017 

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Resilient Farms field day will highlight conservation practices, landowner’s role in stewardship – June 15, Red OakFor Release: May 31, 2017 Download PDF (107 kB) Maggie and Steve on Resilient Farms Maggie planting a sycamore, autumn 2015 Steve working on the farm Field day details — from 2017 field day guide Contacts: Maggie McQuown | [...]

May 31, 2017 

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Practical Farmers’ 2017 main field day season is almost upon us! Our first event will take place on Sunday, May 21, at Blue Gate Farm, operated by Jill Beebout and Sean Skeehan. Over the coming weeks, to help highlight some of the many farmer-led learning opportunities this growing season — and the farmers hosting them […]

May 11, 2017 

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