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PRAIRIE POTHOLES ARE USUALLY SMALL IN SIZE – but when farmed, these perennially wet spots on the landscape can have outsize implications for the environment and farm profitability. The Prairie Pothole Region extends from Canada south and east, through parts of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa. In Iowa, many of these areas […]

October 18, 2017 

BLOG POST

Field day will explore farm potholes, prairie strips in row crops – Aug. 31, JeffersonFor Release: August 16, 2017 Jerry and Tom Peckumn Contacts: Jerry Peckumn | (515) 370-0077 | [email protected] Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | [email protected]practicalfarmers.org JEFFERSON, Iowa – Many Iowa farm fields [...]

August 16, 2017 

NEWS RELEASE

Farmers invited to workshop on adding pollinator habitat – Aug. 20, TripoliFor Release: August 9, 2016 Download PDF (82 kB) Sarah Foltz Jordan, pollinator conservation specialist with Xerces Society Rob and Tammy Faux, Genuine Faux Farm Steve Schmidt A native bumblebee visits an aster flower. Contacts: Lauren Zastrow | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) [...]

August 9, 2016 

NEWS RELEASE