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Click on this map of Iowa to check out the latest list of on-farm research projects from Practical Farmers of Iowa’s members! 65 farmers are conducting 42 projects that are either finished or on-going in 2014. What a curious bunch! Check out www.practicalfarmers.org to see the updated research reports for those projects that are finished. […]

December 5, 2014 

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While reading the feedback forms from our Annual Conference held last month, the Practical Farmers of Iowa staff noticed an underlying theme that permeated through the comments left by conference attendees.  Some examples of the comments are below:

February 27, 2014 

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In our Winter 2014 issue of The Practical Farmer (our quarterly newsletter) we featured an article, “Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments and Pollinator Issues.” Neonicotinoids (neonics) are insecticides commonly found in corn and soybean seed treatments. Recent concerns regarding the potential negative effects of neonics on honey bees and other pollinator insects were discussed at the Practical […]

February 19, 2014 

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Practical Farmers of Iowa on-farm research will feature 44 projects on 67 farms in 2013For Release: May 28, 2013 Download PDF (135 kB) View Fullscreen

May 28, 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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Practical Farmers of Iowa on-farm research program will feature 80 farmers participating in 53 projects in 2012For Release: May 25, 2012 Download PDF (165 kB) View Fullscreen

May 25, 2012 

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Practical Farmers of Iowa Launches 33 On-Farm Research ProjectsFor Release: May 26, 2011 Download PDF (360 kB) View Fullscreen

May 26, 2011 

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Next Thursday and Friday, February 10 & 11, in Ames, IA 60 or so PFI farmers will meet and discuss plans for on-farm research in 2011. Each year a group of inquisitive farmers talk about their most pressing challenges on the farm. Then they take action and set up on-farm trials to find answers to […]

February 2, 2011 

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PFI Constructs Annual Research and Demonstration PlanFor Release: February 24, 2010 Download PDF (242 kB) View Fullscreen

February 24, 2010 

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73 from Practical Farmers of Iowa set on-farm research and demonstration prioritiesFor Release: March 4, 2009 Download PDF (257 kB) View Fullscreen

March 4, 2009 

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