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Leroy and Marlene Zimmerman moved to Iowa from Pennsylvania to escape escalating land prices, and now raise strawberries, blueberries, sweet corn, watermelon, cantaloupe, pumpkins, hoophouse tomatoes, and a few other vegetables. As brand new members of Practical Farmers, they hosted a wonderful field day at their farm near Orchard, Ia, in collaboration with Leroy’s brother, […]

July 5, 2016 

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Objectives: 1. Determine if yields of butternut squash and tomatoes are different between plots using plastic mulch and
corn stalk mulch. 2. Determine if yields of butternut squash and tomatoes are different between plots using foliar feeding
and not using foliar feeding.

June 28, 2016 

RESEARCH PROTOCOL

Cumming Resident Holds Field Day, August 3, Showcasing Successful Local Salsa BusinessFor Release: July 14, 2011 Download PDF (338 kB) View Fullscreen

July 14, 2011 

NEWS RELEASE

Subsoil Heat in a Greenhouse Project timeline: March – December 2009 Published: February 7, 2010 Download PDF (446 kB) View Fullscreen

February 7, 2010 

RESEARCH REPORT

Season Extension in a Wood-Heated Structure Project timeline: January – July 2009 Published: February 5, 2010 Download PDF (78 kB) View Fullscreen

February 5, 2010 

RESEARCH REPORT

Three weeks ago when I brought tomatoes home, my husband’s expression went from confused to ecstatic. They were farm fresh, grown by Dean and Judy Henry of the Berry Patch, and it was May! Our family enjoyed our first BLTs of the year, brimming with those juicy tomatoes, Audubon Family Farm’s mouth-watering bacon, and Prairie […]

June 10, 2009 

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Participate in Tomato Tasting on a CSA Farm at Practical Farmers of Iowa Field DayFor Release: August 27, 2008 Download PDF (243 kB) View Fullscreen

August 27, 2008 

NEWS RELEASE