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Passing on knowledge from farmer to farmer works because farmers are credible to each other. Supporting this farmer-led model is what we strive to do at Practical Farmers of Iowa. Our 2017 annual conference, “Pass It On” (Jan. 201-21 – learn more here), celebrates this model and the impact of farmer-to-farmer learning on farmers’ confidence […]

December 2, 2016 

BLOG POST

Practical Farmers of Iowa’s 2015 fall farminar series starts Nov. 10For Release: October 28, 2015 Download PDF (557 kB) Topics range from high tunnel production to soil tests and grazing cover cropsAmes, Iowa — It’s that time of the year again: cooler nights, shorter days, harvest wrapping up – the perfect time to reflect on [...]

October 28, 2015 

NEWS RELEASE

Hear how to grow higher quality salad greens and microgreens in a season-extending high tunnel.

November 20, 2012 

FARMINAR

Practical Farmers of Iowa Field Day Will Highlight How Planning, High Tunnels Can Lengthen CSA Production June 24, near Solon For Release: June 12, 2012 Download PDF (130 kB) View Fullscreen

June 12, 2012 

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Learn to Build a Moveable High Tunnel with PFI; Register by April 18For Release: April 10, 2012 Download PDF (129 kB) View Fullscreen

April 10, 2012 

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Learn to Build a Moveable High Tunnel with Practical Farmers of Iowa, April 23-24, near NevadaFor Release: March 23, 2012 Download PDF (842 kB) View Fullscreen

March 23, 2012 

NEWS RELEASE

Blue Gate high tunnels record keeping project, winter, season 3 Project timeline: August 2010 – March 2011 Published: February 5, 2012 Download PDF (1 MB) View Fullscreen

February 5, 2012 

RESEARCH REPORT

West Branch Farmers and Scattergood Friends School Hold Field Day, October 1For Release: September 12, 2011 Download PDF (385 kB) View Fullscreen

September 12, 2011 

NEWS RELEASE

Boone Farmers Host Field Day ‘Using High Tunnels to Capture Rainwater for Irrigation,’ July 18For Release: July 1, 2011 Download PDF (327 kB) View Fullscreen

July 1, 2011 

NEWS RELEASE

Blue Gate Farms High Tunnels Take 3 Project timeline: March – October 2010 Published: February 9, 2011 Download PDF (740 kB) View Fullscreen

February 9, 2011 

RESEARCH REPORT