Published Mar 6, 2012

USDA Announces Deadline for Second Round of Support for Organic Farmers

By Ann Seuferer

Practical Farmers of Iowa encourages Iowa farmers who are interested in transitioning their farms to organic production or adding additional conservation practices to an existing certified-organic operation to sign up for a second round of Environmental Quality Incentives Program Organic Initiative (EQIP OI). Practical Farmers of Iowa’s Research and Policy Director Sarah Carlson is available to answer farmers’ questions about the programs. Contact her at the PFI office, 515.232.5661 or via email,