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Our Mission

Equipping farmers to build resilient farms and communities.

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Would you like to join our team? We’re currently hiring a senior cover crop business coordinator. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Upcoming Events

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Apr 18

Curso Virtual: El Ciclo de una Operacion Caprina

Virtual
Apr 23

Winter Webinar: Diversifying Pollinator Habitat on a Multi-Generational Illinois Farm

Virtual
May 2

Curso Virtual: El Ciclo de una Operacion Caprina

Virtual
May 21

Días de Campo: El Ciclo de una Operacion Caprina

Tama, IA

Join us for our 2024 Winter Webinar series

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Apply for PFI cost-share programs!

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Small grains shared learning calls

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Our Programs

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.

What our friends & partners say

“Breaking into farming is hard — and without support, impossible. Having the support of Practical Farmers of Iowa has enabled me to be a successful farmer.”

Kate Edwards

Iowa City, Iowa

“You guys are SO useful… even from 1,000 miles away.”

Ralph Gauer

Silver City, New Mexico

“Practical Farmers of Iowa is one of the most supportive organizations I have ever been a part of.”

Rory Van Wyk

Winterset, Iowa

“The annual summer forage trial was interesting because it is directly useful for the management of our farm operation and because this type of project has not been well researched yet.”

Dave Schmidt

Exira, Iowa

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