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Equipping farmers to build resilient farms and communities.
We can’t wait to get back on the farm this field day season – our first full, in-person season since 2019. With nearly 40 field days planned, there should be something for everyone.
Whether you’re new to PFI field days or a yearly attendee, you’ll find a welcoming atmosphere, a spirit of curiosity, a culture of mutual respect and farmers openly sharing their knowledge and experience. At PFI, we have a unique learning model: Our events are led by our farmer members – we know they are the experts on their specific farming systems. At PFI field days, farmers believe in sharing their knowledge, discoveries, mistakes and successes so you can learn and grow your own operation.
Please join us – we look forward to seeing you at a field day this season.
Curious about how to create opportunities for a beginning farmer outside the family? This field day provides a working example! Nancy and John Brannaman purchased their acreage from John’s parents and are farming it now with Abby Barten, providing the next generation a chance to farm. Together, Abby, Nancy and John added value to the 41-acre farm by establishing lavender fields, ornamentals, perennials and a variety of berries. Join Abby and Nancy as they give a tour of the lavender farm, share their reflections on starting a horticultural business and how they manage a U-pick farm.
Equipping RDNs and Public Health Professionals as Food Systems Leaders in Iowa through Systems Thinking, Visioning, and ActionFFA Enrichment Center, 1055 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy Ankeny, IA 50023
Field Day: Getting Started With Lavender, Flowers and Berries1380 White Oak Ave. NE | Lisbon, IA 52253
Field Day: Oat Production: From Variety Selection and Seeding to Baling and Cleaning1926 Sisley Grove Rd. NW | Palo, IA 52324
Small Grains Shared Learning Call
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.
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