Stay up-to-date on the latest Practical Farmers news, events and knowledge. Subscribe to our weekly email newsletter, Practical News. Or join Practical Farmers to get our quarterly print newsletter, The Practical Farmer, when it's hot off the press. Past issues are archived and available to download.
The Practical Farmer
Our quarterly print newsletter
The Practical Farmer is a 32-page quarterly publication by Practical Farmers of Iowa. Provided as a benefit of membership, the newsletter seeks to keep farmers and friends of farmers in touch with one another through informative articles on relevant farming topics, current on-farm research and demonstration, updates in Practical Farmers’ program areas, upcoming events and other news of interest. The newsletter is also a showcase for member activities, leadership and outreach. Each issue features articles researched and written by Practical Farmers staff or member contributors as well as numerous photographs. The publication is managed by an editor and undergoes a rigorous editing and fact-checking process to ensure a high standard of quality and a strong member focus. Past issues are available to view or download on our website, or limited quantities of past print issues may be available in our office. Call (515) 232-5661 to inquire.
2012 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
2011 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
2010 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
2009 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
Our weekly email newsletter
Practical News is emailed weekly to members and non-members who want to stay informed about Practical Farmers’ activities, from the latest news and upcoming events to resources and blog posts. The weekly dispatch also features a photo of the week, spotlights members who have recently been featured in the news, and offers a short but insightful snapshot of Practical Farmers each week both for those who know us well and those who want to know us better.
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