Published Mar 2, 2021

F2F: Wade Dooley and James Holz – 2021 Virtual Annual Conference

By Practical Farmers of Iowa


In addition to the numerous environmental benefits cover crops offer farmers, they can also be a business opportunity. Join Wade Dooley and James Holz for a lively discussion about starting a cover crop seed business and how their businesses improve farm profitability.

  • Wade Dooley is a sixth generation farmer in Marshall County, Iowa, who operates Glenwood Century Farm, a diversified crop and livestock operation focusing on raising cover crop seed. Wade also owns Dooley Ag Stewardship Inc., offering custom cover crop seeding services and seed.
  • James Holz farms in Green County, Iowa, where he raises corn, soybeans, rye and cattle. In 2014, James co-founded Iowa Cover Crop, a full-service cover crop business.