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Field day will explore regenerative grazing practices – Sept. 22 near Grant City, MOFor Release: September 6, 2018 Contacts: Andy Welch | Welch Family Farms | (660) 541-3675 | welchfarms81@gmail.com Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org GRANT CITY, Missouri — Rotational and regenerative grazing [...]

September 6, 2018 

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Field day will explore benefits of adding cover crops, small grains and livestock to row-crop farm – Sept. 10, near StantonFor Release: August 28, 2018 Contacts: Mark Peterson | Bent Gate Farm | (712) 370-4004 | markpete@myfmtc.com | facebook.com/petersonbentgatefarm Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | [...]

August 28, 2018 

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Cover crop farmer experts available for Q&A at Farm Progress ShowFor Release: August 16, 2018 Nathan Anderson – Aurelia Robert Harvey – Redfield Ann Franzenburg – Van Horne Mark Peterson – Stanton Sandi and Ward Van Dyke – Reasnor Jack Boyer – Reinbeck Lisa Schulte Moore – Ames Sam Bennett – Galva Fred Abels – [...]

August 16, 2018 

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It was a picturesque scene at Grassway Farm in Maynard for the Wedemeiers’ first PFI field day. The milk herd grazed in a steady drizzle in the distance while the crowd huddled in one of the old barns to learn about organic transition from host, Scott Wedemeier. Scott began with a little background information and […]

August 13, 2018 

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Bigelow Family Farm field day will highlight DIY water and corral systems for cattle, pigs – Aug. 24, near WintersetFor Release: August 8, 2018 Contacts: Jake and Crystal Bigelow | Bigelow Family Farm | (515) 313-5703 | bigelowfamilyfarm.com Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org [...]

August 8, 2018 

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“What’s your favorite summer activity?” Attendees at Wilson’s field day July 20 near Paullina kicked off the day by introducing themselves and answering this question. Member Pedro Esquivas got kudos for traveling the farthest, from Madrid, Spain! Long-time member Paul Mugge who farms near Sutherland had the funniest answer: walking beans. Dan and Lorna introduced […]

 

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Seven W Farm field day will explore organic crop production strategies – July 20, near PaullinaFor Release: July 2, 2018 The Wilson family Field day attendees learning from the Wilsons Contacts: The Wilson family | Seven W Farm | (712) 229-7782 | the7wilsons@gmail.com | sevenwfarm.com Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers [...]

July 2, 2018 

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Field day will explore organic transition on a dairy and crop farm – July 14, near MaynardFor Release: June 27, 2018 Contacts: Gary and Scott Wedemeier | Grassway Organic Farm | (319) 231-3312 | swedem@netins.net Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org MAYNARD, Iowa — [...]

June 27, 2018 

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Field day will explore multi-species grazing, NRCS funding options for livestock – June 28, near La MotteFor Release: June 15, 2018 Contacts: Bill and Stacey Borrenpohl | Woven Strong Farm | (563) 773-8548 | wovenstrongfarm@netins.net Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org LA MOTTE, Iowa [...]

June 15, 2018 

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Practical Farmers’ 2018 field day guide is now available in print; features 40 farmer-led events across Iowa and MidwestFor Release: June 13, 2018 Contacts: Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org AMES, Iowa — Practical Farmers of Iowa’s 2018 field day guide is now available [...]

June 13, 2018 

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