Newsletters

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.


2017 –  Winter · Spring ·Summer ·Fall
2016 –  Winter · Spring ·Summer ·Fall
2015 – Winter · Spring ·Summer ·Fall
2014Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
2013Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
2012Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
2011Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
2010Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
2009Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
2008 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
2007 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
2006 – Winter · Fall
2005 – Winter · Summer · Fall
2004 – Winter · Summer · Fall
2003 – Summer · Fall
2002 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
2001 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
2000 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
1999  – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
1998 –  Spring · Summer · Fall
1997 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
1996 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
1995 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
1994 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
1993 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
1992 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
1991 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
1990 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
1989 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
1988 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall
1987 –  Spring · Summer · Fall
1986 – Winter · Spring · Summer · Fall

Practical News

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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Sign up for Practical News, our weekly email update.