Person: Dan Wilson
Raising livestock for niche markets can be a profitable enterprise when implemented successfully and markets are established. One way to add a niche livestock enterprise to your farm is through working with a company like Niman Ranch, which organizes a network of small family farmers raising animals according to a specific set of standards. Hear from Alyssa Juergensen, a field agent with Niman Ranch, and farmer Dan Wilson about their protocols and how to get started raising livestock for Niman Ranch.
Whether you farm in northwest Iowa or closer to the Mississippi side of the state check out one of three PFI soil health events the weekend of August 13-14.
Meet the new Practical Farmers of Iowa executive committee; Members are among more than 340 active PFI leadersFor Release: February 21, 2014 Download PDF (136 KB) View Fullscreen
Helen Gunderson is selected to receive new Farmland Owner Award from Practical Farmers of IowaFor Release: June 21, 2013 Download PDF (143 KB) View Fullscreen
Practical Farmers of Iowa Launches 100 Days, 100 Beginners CampaignFor Release: June 7, 2013 Download PDF (160 KB) View Fullscreen
Master Researchers to Receive Award at Practical Farmers of Iowa Cooperators’ Meeting DinnerFor Release: January 29, 2013 Download PDF (275 KB) View Fullscreen
Permaculture, high-density grazing will be featured at Practical Farmers of Iowa field day Sept. 18, near Paullina For Release: September 10, 2012 Download PDF (132 KB) View Fullscreen
Comparison of Soil Quality Indicators among Different Farming Systems – Final Report Project timeline: 2009 – 2011 Published: March 14, 2012 Download PDF (487 KB) View Fullscreen
Comparison of steady-state water-infiltration rates among farming systems – Final report Project timeline: 2009 – 2011 Published: February 1, 2012 Download PDF (946 KB) View Fullscreen
Comparison of Steady State Water Infiltration Rates Among Farming Systems Project timeline: 2009 – 2011 Published: February 8, 2011 Download PDF (572 KB) View Fullscreen