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Today I’d like to introduce you to two farmers: Jenny Quiner and Dusty Farnsworth. Jenny runs a ¼ acre urban vegetable farm in Des Moines while Dusty farms several hundred acres of organic and conventional row crops with integrated hogs and cattle. What do these two have in common besides their membership in Practical Farmers […]

March 1, 2017 

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PFI and the Iowa Learning Farms will be out and about at 7 upcoming cover crop field days. Click on the links below to learn more and attend a cover crop event near you. July 30th Albert City, IA Cover Crop workshop begins at 4:30pm July 31st Shenandoah, IA Cover Crop Flyer August 1st Weldon, IA […]

July 25, 2013 

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ACTION NEEDED—MAKE A CALL TO SUPPORT WORKING LANDS CONSERVATION Farmers and the environment both benefit from federal conservation programs. Farmers count on them to conserve soil for future generations, keep water and air clean, and create habitat for wildlife – all while farming profitably. As one farmer who uses the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) put […]

April 2, 2013 

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$900,000 Still Available to Iowa Farmers through NRCS Organic Initiative; Deadline to Apply is June 1For Release: May 14, 2012 Download PDF (137 kB) View Fullscreen

May 14, 2012 

NEWS RELEASE

Do you value federal programs like the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) or Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)? Then follow the lead of three PFI farmers and make your voices heard. “If you value conservation, beginning farmer or local foods programs, you need to tell your representatives,” says Jerry Peckumn, who runs Peckumn Farm on about […]

April 10, 2012 

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USDA Conservation Program Deadlines Draw NearFor Release: December 29, 2010 Download PDF (246 kB) View Fullscreen

December 29, 2010 

NEWS RELEASE

EQIP Organic Initiative Deadline March 12For Release: February 26, 2010 Download PDF (242 kB) View Fullscreen

February 26, 2010 

NEWS RELEASE

EQIP Organic Initiative Sign Up Period Extended to June 13For Release: May 29, 2009 Download PDF (238 kB) View Fullscreen

May 29, 2009 

NEWS RELEASE

Organic or Transitioning to Organic? Take a tractor break and head to your local NRCS officeFor Release: May 11, 2009 Download PDF (257 kB) View Fullscreen

May 11, 2009 

NEWS RELEASE