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This week, On-Farm is back on the road and we visited the farm of Russ Wischover – Windswept Acres – right on the Missouri border in south west Iowa. Several years ago, Russ retired from his job as a herdsman at the University of Illinois’s swine research farm and bought a farm near Bedford. Since […]

July 21, 2017 

BLOG POST

Objective: To experiment with seeding multi-species forages into existing pastures and monitor performance of livestock, forage and the soil.

July 5, 2015 

RESEARCH PROTOCOL

Learn about raising livestock on pasture during a free Practical Farmers of Iowa webinar – Dec 3.For Release: November 14, 2013 Download PDF (131 kB) View Fullscreen

November 14, 2013 

NEWS RELEASE

Improving pasture management, cow herd is focus of Practical Farmers of Iowa and Iowa Learning Farms field day August 17, near Cherokee – RSVPs requested For Release: August 6, 2013 Download PDF (138 kB) View Fullscreen

August 6, 2013 

NEWS RELEASE

Learn about on-farm poultry processing, converting crop ground to pasture at Practical Farmers of Iowa field dayFor Release: July 15, 2013 Download PDF (139 kB) View Fullscreen

July 15, 2013 

NEWS RELEASE

Pasture Walk Will Focus on Managing Pasture to Protect Streams June 28, near Waukon For Release: May 20, 2013 Download PDF (148 kB) View Fullscreen

May 20, 2013 

NEWS RELEASE

Documenting the Improvement of a Perennial Pasture Project timeline: 2010 – 2015 Published: January 8, 2013 Download PDF (2 MB) View Fullscreen

January 8, 2013 

RESEARCH REPORT

Northeast Iowa Graziers Pasture Walk Will Focus on Quality Pasture, Fly Control Aug. 4, near Waukon For Release: July 9, 2012 Download PDF (122 kB) View Fullscreen

July 9, 2012 

NEWS RELEASE

Role of Cover Crops in Converting Perennial Pasture to Vegetable Ground Project timeline: July 2012 – June 2011 Published: January 31, 2012 Download PDF (2 MB) View Fullscreen

January 31, 2012 

RESEARCH REPORT

Monitoring winter cattle diets Project timeline: October 2010 – February 2011 Published: August 5, 2011 Download PDF (809 kB) View Fullscreen

August 5, 2011 

RESEARCH REPORT