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What is the “incentive” part of the Savings Incentive Program? Well it can be many things such as completing a business plan or developing a great network of business and operation advisers. But, overwhelmingly it’s getting your savings doubled upon completion of the program. Each class member stows away an average of $100 per month into […]

May 12, 2016 

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Though Practical Farmers of Iowa’s Labor4Learning program has only two years under its belt, its already proved to be a useful stepping-stone for beginning and aspiring farmers on the path to running their own operation. There are many obstacles aspiring farmers face when getting started on their own, such as the difficulty of acquiring necessary […]

February 24, 2015 

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Remember getting $10 as a graduation gift, or maybe even $50?  Ever hit the jackpot with $2400? Yeah, me neither.  But graduates of the Savings Incentive Program did!  Completing the Savings Incentive Program nabbed these individuals up to an extra $2400 to match dollar for dollar with their own savings.  So that’s a potential 4800 […]

September 2, 2014 

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Practical Farmers of Iowa announces the newest class of beginning farmers enrolled in the Savings Incentive ProgramFor Release: November 27, 2013 Download PDF (145 kB) AMES, Iowa — Practical Farmers of Iowa has selected 21 beginning farmers to enroll into its Savings Incentive Program. This is the fourth round of enrollees, bringing the total number [...]

November 27, 2013 

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Beginning and aspiring farmers: Apply for Practical Farmers of Iowa’s 2014-15 Savings Incentive Program by Oct. 4For Release: September 18, 2013 Download PDF (143 kB) View Fullscreen

September 18, 2013 

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Practical Farmers of Iowa is now accepting applications for the 2014-15 Savings Incentive Program Apply by Oct. 4 For Release: August 1, 2013 Download PDF (140 kB) View Fullscreen

August 1, 2013 

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Practical Farmers of Iowa announces newest class of beginning farmers admitted to the Savings Incentive ProgramFor Release: November 30, 2012 Download PDF (138 kB) View Fullscreen

November 30, 2012 

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Beginning farmers reminded to apply for 2013-14 PFI Savings Incentive Program by Oct. 12 for chance to earn up to $4,800 All enterprises eligible For Release: September 21, 2012 Download PDF (132 kB) View Fullscreen

September 21, 2012 

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Community Supported Agriculture is growing in Eastern Iowa, providing more ways to eat localFor Release: May 15, 2012 Download PDF (134 kB) View Fullscreen

May 15, 2012 

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Veteran farmers serve as leaders, mentors to next generation through Practical Farmers of Iowa’s Savings Incentive ProgramFor Release: May 3, 2012 Download PDF (157 kB) View Fullscreen

May 3, 2012 

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