Published Jan 2, 2016

The Practical Farmer: Winter 2016

In This Issue

The Art and Science of Cover Crops

Jack and Marion Boyer have embraced on-farm research as a prime way to learn how to make cover crops work on their Farm.

What Drives a Cooperator’s Project?

We often hear the results of PFI on-farm research – but what’s the back story? Read why three cooperators chose to undertake a project – and to collaborate on the process.

Sheep Dairying – A New Niche in Iowa

Two PFI farm families are taking advantage of a market opportunity and pioneering sheep dairy enterprises in Iowa.

Next Generation: SIP Class of ’17; Everything But the Land

Meet the newest enrollees in PFI’s Savings Incentive Program; then read about one beginning farmer’s efforts – and obstacles – to realize his farming dream.