Laura Jackson reviews her notes before giving her keynote address on Friday evening.
Laura Jackson gives her keynote address titled “The Past, Present & Future Iowa Landscape: Studying The Horizon.”
Jen Filipiak catches up with a fellow attendee.
Debra Boekholder manages the walk-in registration counter early Saturday morning.
Flex tines and finger weeders are on display in the exhibit hall.
Maggie Norton and Ruth McCabe enthusiastically embrace and pose between sessions.
From left to right, Cait Caughey, Jazz Marr and Stephanie Finklea find a spot in the sunshine with other attendees before sessions begin on Friday.
Cindy McCollough (right) chats with another attendee in the exhibit hall.
Shelley Buffalo (right) catches up with Steffen Mirsky and Rochelle Wiedenhoeft.
Jerome Taylor, Luke Johnson and another attendee chat at the Farm Power Implements booth.
Christine Zrostlik snaps an instant photo of Paul Hoffman in a cheeky (and beard-y) face mask.
Kiley Fleming of Iowa Mediation Services leads a session titled
“Communicating with Family about Farmland Ownership.”
Margaret Smith chats with attendees by the Albert Lea Seed exhibitor table.
Arlyn Kaufmann of Weldon, Iowa, helps twins Eden and Elijah put on their “Don’t Farm Naked” stickers.
Attendees from Global Greens Farm in West Des Moines pose for a photo at the PFI booth. Front row from left: Yvette Urakoze, Tika Bhandari, Ran Gurung, Scolastica Nilingiyimana, Ezinoel Shwirima (kneeling) and Oscar Zebedee; Back row from left: Zac Couture, Deepak Acharya, Firmin Ntakimazi, Abraham Ter.
Farmhouse Catering from Nevada, Iowa, provided the “All-Iowa Lunch” on Saturday, featuring locally sourced ham, cream, butter, potatoes, root vegetables and mixed greens.
Erlene Fopma of Lynville, Iowa, browses the silent auction of “PFI Experiences,” which raised $1,295 for PFI. Thank you to the “PFI Experience” donors and bidders!
Robert Harvey spots the camera and gives a wave while visiting in the exhibit hall.
Kephas Mphande (left) chats with a fellow attendee while the crowd spreads out during the lunch break on Saturday.
Martha McFarland of Hawkeye Buffalo Ranch preps for a selfie with the radish and the turnip (Nathan Anderson and Lance Klessig).
Stefan Gailans facilitates audience Q&A during the “All About Legumes” session featuring speaker Katherine Muller, who presented virtually from Cornell University due to USDA COVID-19 travel restrictions.
Farmers DaQuay Campbell (left) and Shaffer Ridgeway speak to an engaged audience about their experiences and perspectives on being Black farmers in Iowa and how it has impacted them and their families.
Jill Beebout of Blue Gate Farm warms up the crowd as emcee of PFI Storytelling, presented Saturday afternoon.