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October is a busy month in the fields – not only are corn and soybean harvest underway, but it’s time to plant winter small grains for next year’s harvest. Our small grains shared learning call this month therefore featured Paul Mugge and Dick Sloan, farmers who have been growing winter small grains for several years, […]

October 11, 2017 

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This week on the show, we had Chris Teachout, who farms near Shenandoah in southwest Iowa with his wife Janenne. Chris is a fifth-generation farmer, and he and his family have been using conservation practices on their farm since the mid-80s. He raises corn, soybeans and small grains, and has been using no-till practices for […]

August 9, 2017 

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The Millet Seed Farm is located in Iowa City, on six plots that total about 1/5 of an acre. Jon runs a 30-week, 20-member CSA, most of whom live in the neighborhood. “The mission of Millet Seed Farm is to grow healthy food for ourselves and our local community using sustainable farming practices, and to provide […]

July 18, 2017 

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Field day will explore profitable, small-scale urban farming – June 24, Iowa CityFor Release: June 8, 2017 Download PDF (105 kB) Jon Yagla and Wren Almitra of The Millet Seed Farm View of The Millet Seed Farm Contacts: Jon Yagla and Wren Almitra | The Millet Seed Farm | (319) 471-0807 | [email protected] | themilletseed.com [...]

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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On Thursday April 6, fifty-one attendees gathered in the Leighton Town Hall for a cover crop field day hosted by Ward Van Dyke. After tucking into a delicious lunch organized by Sandi Van Dyke, we dove into the management and benefits of cover crops. We stayed indoors and had several presentations inside to kick off […]

April 19, 2017 

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Iowa Learning Farms Hosts No-Till and Strip-till Field DayFor Release: June 8, 2012 Download PDF (31 kB) View Fullscreen

June 8, 2012 

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Iowa Learning Farms Hosts No-Till and Cover Crop Field DayFor Release: June 8, 2012 Download PDF (31 kB) View Fullscreen

 

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Iowa Learning Farms Hosts No-Till Corn-on-Corn Field DayFor Release: June 6, 2012 Download PDF (31 kB) View Fullscreen

June 6, 2012 

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Grazing Cover Crops and Organic No-Till Focus of PFI Field DayFor Release: April 9, 2010 Download PDF (244 kB) View Fullscreen

April 9, 2010 

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