Person: Tom Cory
Are you a livestock farmer who has struggled with the best way to price your meat so it’s fair to you and your customers? This farminar is for you: Tune in and learn how to fairly price your meat cuts for direct or wholesale markets. Experienced livestock farmer Tom Cory shares his insights and perspective as a producer, and Bobbie Gustafson of Story City Locker discusses the factors she considers when making pricing decisions.
Beginning farmers: Get paid farming experience through Practical Farmers of Iowa’s Labor4Learning Program – Apply by Feb. 28For Release: February 14, 2014 Download PDF (159 KB) View Fullscreen
Practical Farmers of Iowa seeks experienced farmers to become trainers for new beginning farmer program Apply by Dec. 9 For Release: November 18, 2013 Download PDF (137 KB) View Fullscreen
Learn about on-farm poultry processing, converting crop ground to pasture at Practical Farmers of Iowa field dayFor Release: July 15, 2013 Download PDF (139 KB) View Fullscreen
Labor4Learning Program helps beginning farmers get paid on-the-job training from ten established farms around IowaFor Release: January 29, 2013 Download PDF (231 KB) View Fullscreen
Joel Salatin Speaking in Elkhart (Polk County) and Grinnell (Poweshiek County) on April 17For Release: April 12, 2012 Download PDF (122 KB) View Fullscreen
Joel Salatin to Speak on Family Farming, Scaling Up and Feeding the World, April 17, in Elkhart (Polk County) and Grinnell (Poweshiek County)For Release: March 28, 2012 Download PDF (125 KB) View Fullscreen
For many farmers, raising a good product comes first, but marketing it is equally important to create a viable business. This Farminar will cover techniques to successfully market your products.
Practical Farmers of Iowa announces its fall Farminar lineupFor Release: October 13, 2011 Download PDF (657 KB) View Fullscreen
PFI Announces Transitioning Cropland to Pasture Field Day July 8For Release: June 24, 2010 Download PDF (247 KB) View Fullscreen