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Kalona Creamery field day and tour will highlight value-added dairy production – Oct. 5 near KalonaFor Release: September 13, 2018 Contacts: Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org KALONA, Iowa — Practical Farmers of Iowa and Kalona Creamery will host a field day and creamery [...]

September 13, 2018 

NEWS RELEASE

Oats as a feed grain for pigs is nothing new, yet many producers are concerned over the high fiber content and low test weight.  Well-balanced small grain-based diets can perform as well as corn- and soy-based diets, especially when oats are dehulled and fed to gestating sows. Nutritional Quality and Health Benefits of Oats Nutritionally, […]

September 11, 2018 

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Soil Health in Grazed CRP Land Download PDF (295 KB) View Fullscreen

September 7, 2018 

RESEARCH PROTOCOL

Replacing Corn with Hybrid Rye in Feeder Pig Rations Download PDF (294 KB) View Fullscreen

 

RESEARCH PROTOCOL

Economic Impact of Soybeans vs. Grazed Forage Annuals Download PDF (291 KB) View Fullscreen

 

RESEARCH PROTOCOL

Economic and Soil Health Impacts of Grazing Cover Crops in Cattle Operations Download PDF (250 KB) View Fullscreen

 

RESEARCH PROTOCOL

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 

NEWS RELEASE

Field day will focus on practical, hands-on livestock care – Sept. 14, near Sac CityFor Release: August 30, 2018 Contacts: Julie and Ryan Wheelock | Wheelock Farm | (712) 830-2402 | juliebwheelock@gmail.com Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org SAC CITY, Iowa —For livestock producers, [...]

August 30, 2018 

NEWS RELEASE

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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Field day will explore grass-fed beef production and marketing – Sept. 8, near ExiraFor Release: August 24, 2018 Contacts: Dave and Meg Schmidt | (319) 530-9999 | dave@troublesomecreekcattle.com | troublesomecreekcattle.com Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org EXIRA, Iowa — Converting row crop acres back [...]

August 24, 2018 

NEWS RELEASE