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Our Mission

Equipping farmers to build resilient farms and communities.

Join us at a field day this summer!

Get ready for another season of farmer-to-farmer learning on PFI member farms!

Over 40 farms are opening their farm gates this year to share their knowledge on a range of agricultural topics.

See the location and RSVP for field days.

Upcoming Events

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Jun 9

Field Day: Profitability With Cover Crops

Hepp Farms 2195 250th St. Rockwell City, IA 50579
Jun 13

No-Till Organic Relay Cropping

A&W Farms 29630 600th Ave. Cambridge, IA 50046
Jun 17

Creating a Soil Health System With No-Till, Cover Crops and Livestock

Kurash Family Farm | 3173 140th St. | Fort Atkinson, IA 52144
Jun 18

Maximizing Opportunity in a Small Town

Twisted River Farm,195 S Madison St., Mitchell, IA 50461

Join us for another summer of farmer-led learning during field days!

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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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