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Two Eastern Iowa Farmers Will Host Fruit and Vegetable Producer Meet-UpsFor Release: February 27, 2017 Download PDF (74 KB) Laura Krouse, of Abbe Hills Farm near Mount Vernon, IA Adam Hohl with mother, Kathy Hohl (back-left) and wife Julie Hohl. The family operates Harvestville Farm near Donnellson, IA. Ames, Iowa —Two fruit and vegetable farmers [...]

February 27, 2017 


The 2016 spring issue of “the Practical Farmer” featured an article in which four PFI farmers shared their experiences direct-marking local foods products to customers that proved to be opportunities to help expand their customers’ culinary horizons. The article — “From Daikons to Deer Hunters: Expanding Horizons Through Local Foods” — included insights from Laura […]

June 9, 2016 


“Sustainability is a great word until you realize what it might mean,” said farmer and PFI member Nathan Anderson, borrowing a favorite quote from his former professor, Dr. Matt Liebman.  He continued, “It can be very overwhelming, but is a great task for us as a community of farmers, of eaters, and of citizens.” Anderson, […]

April 11, 2016 


Laura Krouse has been farming at Abbe Hills Farm since 1988, and for the last 20 years has run a CSA with twice-weekly pickup at her farm for 200 families. Her field day was a tour through her fall crop fields, where she grows a variety of kale, arugula, bok choy, lettuce, cabbage, beans, squash, […]

November 13, 2015 


Growing fall crops without a high tunnel is focus of Abbe Hills Farm field day – Oct. 18, Mount VernonFor Release: October 9, 2015 Download PDF (109 KB) MOUNT VERNON, Iowa — Beginning farmers looking to start a vegetable operation are often advised to install a high tunnel. As a result, many believe the cost [...]

October 9, 2015 


Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will host a visit to Abbe Hills Farm Aug. 4, near Mt. Vernon For Release: July 22, 2013 Download PDF (106 KB) View Fullscreen

July 22, 2013 


Gain a diverse view of the nuts and bolts of genetic selection and decision-making for corn and soybean seeds. Farmers and a seed production expert will cover genetically-modified, non-GMO, open-pollinated and organic seeds.

January 15, 2013 


Practical Farmers of Iowa announces line-up for ‘Winter Farminar’ seriesFor Release: December 28, 2012 Download PDF (225 KB) View Fullscreen

December 28, 2012 


Mt. Vernon Vegetable Farmer Holds Open House, August 7For Release: July 25, 2011 Download PDF (313 KB) View Fullscreen

July 25, 2011 


PFI Announces Open Pollinated Corn Improvement and CSA Field DayFor Release: July 26, 2010 Download PDF (247 KB) View Fullscreen

July 26, 2010