Equipping farmers to build resilient farms and communities.
Field day attendees are surrounded by a lush stand of blooming oxeye sunflowers, also known as false sunflower, as they stand in one of Paul Mugge’s prairie strips on July 17 listening to Lydia English, of the prairie strips project at Iowa State University, discuss how Paul is using prairie strips on his farm near Sutherland.
Join us for a farm transfer and succession workshop with Mike Downey of Next Gen Ag Advocates and Farm Financial Strategies, Inc. Mike will discuss the why and how of farmland transition, including farm leasing trends and how to communicate with family about your farmland transition. All workshops will include a meal and networking time and will conclude with some possible strategies and next step for farm transfer.
Farm Transfer WorkshopCherokee Community Center Yacht Club, 606 Spring Lake Dr., Cherokee, IA 51012
Beginning Farmer RetreatAmes, IA
Farm Transfer WorkshopJohnson County Conservation Education Center (Kent Park), 2048 Hwy 6 N, Oxford, IA 52322
PFI Pre-conference Short CoursesScheman Building, Iowa State Center, Ames, IA
Practical Farmers of Iowa works to equip farmers to build resilient farms and communities. Our values include: welcoming everyone; farmers leading the exchange of experience and knowledge; curiosity, creativity, collaboration and community; resilient farms now and for future generations; and stewardship of land and resources. Our programs are guided by the interests and priorities of our members.
Iowa City, Iowa
Rory Van Wyk
Silver City, New Mexico
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